Marianne Walsh

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

E-mail Marianne at [email protected]

Past articles

Sports, kids and bubble-wrap

Concussions in sports is a real problem for parents and their kids today. Luckily, a new company has adapted proven military science and put it into protective sports equipment. Read...

 

Out with the cream, in with the wine

When it comes to your health, you shouldn't take any chances. When the doctor says to lower your cholesterol, you do it ... with red wine! Read...

 

The cable guy

A morning full of school drop-offs, minivan troubles and the cable guy changes this mom's perspective Read...

 

Ritual, routine and romance

When it comes to romance, one Chicago couple doesn't stray from tradition. Read...

 

Battle of the Titans

Sibling rivalry at its finest. Does raising kids who get along have more to do with parenting or is it all luck? Read...

 

A Jack by any other name

You know you did a great job at naming your kids when they only want to be friends with kids of the same name. Read...

 

The truth of it all: Chicago mom on having integrity

In the wake of the cheating scandal in the NFL, one Chicago mom is reexamining how she teaches her sons about integrity. Read...

 

Becoming a team: Ice hockey and jazz hands

As Marianne recently discovered, camaraderie and fun are just two of the benefits kids (and parents) can get out of house team ice hockey. Read...

 

A Chicago mom's fortunate fall

Not easy to put yourself in someone else's shoes? Sometimes life has a way of forcing you to do just that. Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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