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Keely Flynn is a Chicago playwright, freelance writer, and blogger residing in a fixer-upper that would make The Money Pit blush. She lives with a serious preschooler, a monkey of a toddler, an extraordinarily tolerant husband, and two cats who just try to make it through the day without being ridden like ponies. (Her newest bundle of sleep deprivation arrives in December!) An avid fan of mysteries and classic rock trivia, Keely prides herself on the ability to nap on any surface - and she uses hyperbole more than anyone in the entire world.
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Chicago housing market: Are you fit to buy?
November 20, 2013
Homeownership isn't for everyone. In fact, in today's market, more and more people are realizing they should have stuck to renting.
Chicago mom: There's no such thing as a potty training expert
November 1, 2013
Potty training is tough business. Read these tips on what NOT to do and then cross your fingers for luck.
Redmoon Theater's 'Skelebration' offers a fright-free alternative for Halloween fun
October 18, 2013
Halloween doesn't have to be all about ghouls and goblins. Keely Flynn says to check out Redmoon Theater's take on the wonder and whimsy of the holiday.
Chicago mom: Pregnancy has taken over my brain
October 4, 2013
Pregnancy makes you loopy. Just ask Keely.
Chicago mom: Pregnancy is hard
September 30, 2013
Keely Flynn isn't a fan of being pregnant. But the end result? She'll take that every day.
Checking on your kids: A Chicago mom's guide to when and how often
September 18, 2013
Kids playing quietly...Good. Kids playing too quietly...Not good. Keely Flynn lays out the guidelines on when to check on your kids and when to leave well enough alone.