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Tips on Tuesday: DO have professional family photos taken!

My tip this week comes from learning the hard way that everyone should have professional photographs taken of your family- with you actually in them! My kids are tough to wrangle.  They’ve been energetic and “spirited” since birth.  My parents would probably say that...

Soles4Souls – Clean Out Your Closet for Earth Month!

Anyone else cleaning out their closet during this time (or planning on doing it as soon as the kids are back at school – ha!)? In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to share a company that is helping you do just that, while providing shoes for those in need, and offering a...

City vs Suburbs- Has your view changed after Shelter in Place?

City or suburbs is a question every Chicago parent eventually comes to, but has it crossed your mind more as Coronavirus moved in and changed the way we live?  While I’m not an expert at what’s right for your family, I can tell you that we’ve done both.  We learned...

Remote Learning Tools: 10 Digital Learning Apps & Websites to Try!

  If you’re moonlighting as a homeschool teacher for the next few weeks, technology can help get you up to speed. High quality apps and websites exist for every subject and every age. For younger kids, they can add some variation to other screen-free activities....

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

  Recently, we spoke to The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW, about how to speak to kids about coronavirus. In the few weeks since then, many schools across the country have closed—some with little notice. Parents may be wondering not only how to...

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