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The elf with issues
December 4, 2013
This Chicago mom has caught the Elf on the Shelf bug and he's a little naughty.
Mom is thankless in Chicago
November 27, 2013
The Walsh boys are thankful for so many things this year, including plants, air, a new couch -- and daddy. But mom wonders, what about ME?
Chicago mom heads to Chicago Toy & Game Fair to get the real scoop on toys
November 20, 2013
One mom is on the hunt for the latest and greatest toys and games. She's sure she'll find them this weekend. The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is open to the public, so you can, too.
Chicago mom takes on Free Birds with five boys
November 13, 2013
Marianne Walsh shares the perfect entertainment for a van full of kids this Thanksgiving - and she says you won't lose anyone in the process.
Tree troubles threaten Chicago mom armed with rake
November 6, 2013
Marianne Walsh ponders: If a tree is murdered in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood and nobody is there to hear it …
Chicago mom: The time somebody loved me more than my husband
October 30, 2013
Last week, Marianne Walsh shared a sucking problem with her cheap vacuum cleaner. This week, the Dyson people stepped in to make things all right in her world. She even gets to go on a field trip.
Chicago mom on mission to end "snack mom" practice
October 28, 2013
Marianne Walsh thinks we should stop injecting our kids with high fructose corn syrup after every game and get rid of the role of snack mom. Who's with her?
Chicago mom thinks autumn sucks
October 23, 2013
Seasonal affected disorder has descended in the Walsh household on Chicago's South Side. It sent Marianne straight to Amazon.com to find something that sucks more than autumn.
Craigslist, crafty moms and Cujo
October 16, 2013
Not-so-handy mom Marianne Walsh bought a table sight unseen from Craigslist. Anyone surprised it wasn't exactly in the great condition the seller described in the ad?
Chicago mom: Cooking is my super cute husband's job
October 9, 2013
The traditional gender roles are a bit off in the Walsh household.