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Kate Hall is a married homeschooling mom to her three kids, all of which were adopted from China, living in the lovely suburbs of Chicago. She enjoys reading, writing and growing vegetables in her garden. When she's not answering bizarre questions or wiping poop off the walls, you can find her attempting to write jokes on Twitter (@KateWhineHall) and Facebook or other funny crap on her blog: Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine with My Morning Quiet Time?
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10 funniest parenting tweets of the week
March 7, 2014
Oh parenting. Sometimes you just have to laugh. In order to not cry. Join Kate every first and third Friday of the month for the funniest parenting tweets of the week.
Chicago family joins worldwide Great Backyard Bird Count
February 11, 2014
Join in a worldwide research project to help scientists learn about bird populations. It's educational and fun!
Chicago mom: Mind what you say to adoptive families
January 15, 2014
Kate adopted her three children. She compiled questions and comments she's heard over the years from both well-intentioned and not so well-intentioned people in hopes that she won't ever hear them again.
Chicago mom shares her family Christmas traditions
December 16, 2013
Food, holiday decorations and advent calendars top Kate Hall's annual holiday to-do list. What holiday traditions do you loathe and what ones do you love?
Chicago family volunteers at a hen house
November 21, 2013
Volunteering at a hen house - collecting, counting and candling eggs - has proved to be a fun learning experience for Kate and her kids.
Chicago mom takes on hiking challenge with kids
October 28, 2013
Hiking in the Lake County Forest Preserve is all fun and games - until someone gets "lost."
Chicago mom: To Disney, or not to Disney, that is the question
October 15, 2013
Kate Hall and her family enjoyed their stay at a Walt Disney World resort three years ago. But for their more recent trip, they explored other accommodation options and were pleasantly surprised at how much fun they could have off Disney property.
Chicago mom: How I handled an uncomfortable (and hilarious) situation
September 26, 2013
During a hasty stop in a public restroom, Kate Hall learned firsthand the truth in the phrase "Kids say the darndest things."
Chicago mom: My daughter ate ketchup for breakfast
September 9, 2013
Kate Hall fondly remembers leisurely breakfasts and lingering over coffee. And then she had kids and discovered eating out will never be the same again.