Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network
Tracy Jensen, aka ChiMomWriter, is a writer, marketer, mother, fundraiser, marathoner, and music lover. A single, working mom of two kids ages five and three, she is notorious for doing things the hard way. She survives suburban exile by blogging about life's foibles at It Builds Character, Everyday Family, and SheKnows.com. She can be found at night ignoring the dishes and playing on Twitter.
E-mail Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stepping offline: A Chicago mom's life off Facebook
March 5, 2014
Many of us have trouble living our lives off of Facebook. But when we can finally pull ourselves away, life can be so much more enjoyable.
Pinterest for school projects: Cheating Chicago kids out of creativity?
February 19, 2014
Let's admit it, so many ideas today come from Pinterest. When it comes to school projects, Tracy wonders if relying on the online inspiration board is doing a disservice to kids' creative thinking more than it is helping.
Chicago families brave winter road trip: What could go wrong?
February 5, 2014
It's just a winter road trip. What could go wrong? Unfortunately for Tracy Jensen, just about everything! But even after disaster upon disaster, she's still looking forward to her next family road trip.