Marianne Walsh

Blogger

E-mail Marianne at walsh200@comcast.net

Past articles

How one Chicago mom spent her Polar Vortex

While other moms and dads were busy thinking about creative ways to keep their home-bound kids busy during the school shutdown this week, Marianne Walsh did something else. (Shhh, it involves wine.) Read...

 

Chicago mom makes volleyball cool for her pack of boys

Marianne Walsh discovers two things as she tries to get her boys involved in a sport they consider lame: Cool cousins help and Skittles make everything better. Read...

 

A Chicago mom's dreaded diorama dilemma of 2014

Should she or shouldn't she do her son's third-grade diorama? Watch out when Marianne Walsh gets her creative juices flowing. Her son just backs away. Very. Slowly. Read...

 

Dyson Ltd. offers free early engineering lessons to Chicagoland students

Fellow bloggers Marianne Walsh and Kari Wagner Hoban took a field trip to the land of extreme suck, the Dyson Ltd. headquarters, for some vacuum love and a little lesson in engineering. Read...

 

Chicago mom on the hunt for a family motto

With New Year's resolutions still fresh on paper, one Chicago mom decided her family needed a family motto to start off the year. Maybe you'll want one now, too. Read...

 

No more Happy Holidays for one Chicago mom

Are you fed up with the PC version of the holiday season? Get in line behind Marianne Walsh who has decided to embrace a Merry Christmas. Read...

 

Chicago mom: When faith plays a hand

Marianne Walsh is trying to raise her boys with faith, something she hopes will provide them peace and love the rest of their lives no matter what path they might take when they grow up. Read...

 

Mom bids farewell to a Chicago staple

Marianne is a little misty-eyed thinking about her local Dominick's closing. Read...

 

The elf with issues

This Chicago mom has caught the Elf on the Shelf bug and he's a little naughty. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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