Sara Kutliroff

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Sara Kutliroff is a freelance writer and blogger trying not to forget the "me" in mommy. Sara is constantly trying to unearth the deep minds of teens, tweens and tots while raising her 17-year-old son and three daughters, aged 14, 10 and 4. She has delved into college applications, driver's ed and toilet training simultaneously, remembering to breathe deep and write on. Peek right in on her thoughts on parenting, marriage and finding moments to just be at http://stretchingmylimits.com/

 

E-mail Sara at kutlirs@gmail.com

Past articles

Chicago mom: Talking to your daughter about body image

With so much pressure on young girls today to look perfect, Sara explores the best ways to talk to tweens and teens about body image. Read...

 

Summer of no fun: Chicago super mom hangs up her cape

She's used to being Super Mom, but this summer has gotten the best of her.  Read...

 

Health scare: The moment no Chicago parent wants to think about

When a seemingly small health issue turned out to be not so insignificant, Sara found her mind wondering to places she'd rather not go.  Read...

 

Embrace change: Chicago mom throws out predictability

After finding herself stuck in a cycle of practicality and predictability, Sara decided to shake up her life, and she's all the happier for it.  Read...

 

Transitions: Inexperienced Chicago mom finally comes into her own at son's graduation

Sara was the young, inexperienced mom when her son first started school. Fast-forward years later, to his high school graduation, and she feels she's finally arrived.  Read...

 

Chicago mom is sick of motion sickness

One of the least glamorous sides of parenting is dealing with motion sick kids. How do you handle the mess and stress?  Read...

 

Chicago mom meal challenge: Tackling Pinterest-inspired recipes

Sara challenged herself to make some of the delicious-looking recipes she pins on Pinterest for her family. See how they turned out! Read...

 

Chicago mom opens family camp for summer

What's better than summertime when you're a kid, especially when you can go to camp! After a successful stint at mommy/camp counselor in the past, Sara is reopening her family camp this summer.  Read...

 

Transitions: Chicago mom prepares to send firstborn off to college

Sara is preparing to send her firstborn off to college. It's a transition she knows must happen, but she's just not ready.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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