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

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...

 

Chicago mommy arsenal: Top 10 things you can't live without

A good mommy arsenal will include things that help you get through the day a little easier and make you feel better about yourself. Sara shares her list. What's on yours? Read...

 

Chicago mom learns that being a parent never really ends

No matter how old our children get, no matter how old we get, our kids will always need us for something and we will always need our parents for something. It's just the nature of the circle of parenting.  Read...

 

A trip to New York recharges Chicago mom

It's easy for parents to get burned out. The unrelenting winter was especially taking a toll on Sara, so she hopped a plane to New York for some much needed "me time." Read...

 

Chicago mom: How to have the sex talk with your kids

The dreaded "talk." Many parents want to just get it over with, but Sara recently learned that it's important to keep the conversation going.  Read...

 

Place your bets: Chicago mom says house hunting is like playing roulette

The Kutliroff family are playing the Real Estate Game. Looking for a new home is proving to be much more frustrating than mom Sara originally thought.  Read...

 

Chicago mom conquers fear of heights on non-traditional family vacation

When we last heard from Sara, she and her family were embarking on a 9.5 hour road trip to Gatlinburg, TN. Did they survive their trip to the mountains?  Read...

 

Chicago mom adventures: Family holiday road trip

The Kutliroff family are ditching their traditional holiday plans of a week in Wisconsin Dells for a 9.5 hour road trip to a cabin in Gatlinburg, TN. Will they survive?  Read...

 

Chicago mom debate: Tough love vs. enabling

It's a difficult parenting debate: Do you enable your kids or show them tough love? The simple answer: It really depends on the child.  Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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