Parenting in a Pandemic: As Easy as ABC

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

My Chicago Public Library Parenting Hack

Living in the city where space is at a premium, I’m always looking for ways to streamline & simplify our way of life. Today I’m sharing a system/hack that I’m embarrassed to say I only just recently discovered, after 12 years of living in...

Your Home Office: 5 Tips for Making It Work for Your Whole Family!

These days, it’s more common than ever to have a child learning from home or a parent working from home. So home offices—once used only at homework time or on weekends—or front and center. That’s why we asked the experts at Horderly to share their simple 5-step...

Best Fall Weekend – October 17th & 18th

There’s only a few more weekends to squeeze in ALL the Halloween fun, so be sure to take advantage of these fun October ideas! Dress for the weather and don’t shy away from outdoor adventures as things cool down on Saturday & Sunday. Happy Weekending!...

Traverse City Fall Family Getaway

Disclaimer: Any travel during a global pandemic can certainly be considered controversial. My family chose this destination for our ability to remain almost entirely outdoors and limit contact with other people. We wore masks during all of our activities, and only...

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