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Jackie Berger lives with her husband and two rascally boys in Volo, IL. A former working mom who now stays at home (or, rather, leaves the house) with her toddler and preschooler, Jackie and her sons star in their own comedy of errors. Jackie blogs about the mostly joyous, sometimes painful, but always entertaining aspects of being a full-time mom to a couple of little lunatics.
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The toy takeover: Chicago family's home overrun by toys
March 3, 2014
Kids come with a lot of stuff. Then the toys move in. Jackie Berger is considering a purge of her own stuff to make more room for her boys' toys.
Chicago mom: Raising a child is easy if you’re someone who has never had one
February 17, 2014
Jackie Berger knows all too well how easy it is to criticize how some moms raise their kids. And then she had kids.
Chicago family learns lesson from too much chlorine in the hotel pool
February 3, 2014
Jackie Berger takes her family on a two-night trip to escape the winter. Her husband is a classic overpacker, but they were without the one thing they needed.
Chicago mom: How I taught my son to be a gracious loser
January 10, 2014
An important lesson for kids: In all things games and sports, somebody's got to lose. When it comes to preschool games, that somebody isn't always going to be mommy.