Lisa Noel

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Lisa is a full time working mom of three boys living in the far northern 'burbs.  If their schedule of baseball, football, band, Cub Scouts and more doesn't keep them busy enough, they fill their time getting out and about enjoying all the area has to offer from fairs and museums to live sports and concerts.  Lisa chronicles their adventures and more at Oh Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy ( ).


Past articles

Chicago mom bends (a little) on her "no scary costumes" rule

Instilling a "no scary costumes" rule was easy when Lisa Noel's boys were younger. But now that they're tweens, it's time to compromise.  Read...


Remembering my mom: Fall is bittersweet for one Chicago mom

Fall is Lisa Noel's favorite season. But with the changing leaves and cooler weather comes a sense of sadness, as she remembers her mom, who died of cancer four years ago.  Read...


Chicago mom: Make time for friends

No matter how busy your life is, it is important to make time for your relationships for yourself and your children. Read...


Chicago mom says there's a upside to parenting in today's digital age

Parenting gets a tiny bit easier with online software and apps that help us keep tabs on our kids while they're in school.  Read...

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