Shannan Younger

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Shannan Younger blogs at Beween Us Parents and Mom She is a recovering attorney living in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and teen daughter. Her writing has appeared on the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, Mamapedia, Mamalode, Scary Mommy and In the Powder Room, and her essays have been included in two anthologies by The HerStories Project. She was in the 2013 cast of Listen to Your Mother despite the fact that her daughter often fails to do so.


E-mail Shannan at [email protected]

Past articles


Traditional holiday music in and around Chicago

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Read...


5 ways to enjoy family fun at Christkindlmarket Naperville

Be among the first to visit the new market! Read...


9 ways to fire up your child’s imagination

It's a gift and a key to their future success. Read...

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Where to see The Nutcracker Ballet in Chicago

12 productions offer something for everyone. Read...


Do’s and don’ts for Starved Rock State Park

Mother Nature puts on a colorful show during the fall. Read...


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