Kari Wagner

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Kari Wagner is stay-at-home mom by day, superhero by night. She loves to write about her adventures in life, love and decorating. She secretly wants to be related to Martha Stewart and the Barefoot Contessa - so she can go to their house for Sunday dinner! She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her hubby and two daughters.

E-mail Kari at gracefullkari@yahoo.com

Past articles

Loving Lucy: A Chicago mom’s adventures in owning a pet

Kari and her family are living one very special fish tale. Read...

 

A mom's guide to an epic spring break in Chicago

Hunkering down in Chicago for spring break? No worries. Kari has you covered. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Coping with an ADD diagnosis

One Chicago mom at the very beginning of her daughter's journey with Attention Deficit Disorder is determined not to let the diagnosis define who her little girl is or what she can accomplish. Read...

 

Chicago mom spreads love and appreciation for Valentine's Day

Kari has had a few rough Valentine's Day, but with a renewed sense of the holiday spirit this year, she's encouraging all her family and friends to spread love, kindness and appreciation. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Winter is winning

Kari Wagner Hoban has so changed her tune about winter and the bonus days with her children that it is bringing with it. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Why I love a good snow day in Chicago

Kari Wagner Hoban isn't going to grumble when school gets canceled due to snow and freezing temps. Instead she's going to enjoy a bonus day with her kids. Read...

 

Chicago mom longs for Sundays with her family

Kari Wagner Hoban is torn wanting time to speed up so that she can move closer to her parents and wanting time to slow down so her kids don't grow up so quickly. Read...

 

The meaning of Christmas through one Chicago mom's eyes

Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas, cookies and hoping for snow are just a few of the things that mean Christmas is here for Kari Wagner Hoban. What are yours? Read...

 

Chicago mom's hilarious take on Christmas bucket list

What's on your Christmas bucket list? Kari Wagner Hoban's might or might not include puke, whining from the kids and a hissy fit under the El.  Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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