Our Favorite Family Photographers

Grab a pumpkin spice latte, huddle under a cable knit blanket and dig in to the most controversial post I will ever write. Are you ready? No, I’m not talking politics (but I’m sure you all know what side I am on), nor am I talking about vaccinations or breastfeeding. My hot topic? Fall photos. […]

Family Friendly Breweries and Beer Gardens in Chicago

Let’s face it…heading to Oktoberfest in Germany simply isn’t in the cards for many of us Chicago parents. But here’s the good news. There are tons of family friendly spots in our area to kick back, relax, and “prost” with your favorite ale without people judging you for drinking with kids in tow (just be […]

Legoland Discovery Center Chicago “Ultimate Annual Pass”

Over the years I have been asked to review hundreds of toys and there is one that always reigns supreme for its quality and creativity: the Lego brick. Whether a mini-figurine or a classic set, there is simply nothing like a Lego…except for maybe when you step on one. So I am absolutely thrilled to […]

36 of My Favorite Books

This weekend marks my 36thbirthday. I still like to deny the fact that I’m a full fledged adult, but I guess the fact that I have a career, a mortgage, and two little boys who rely on me for just about EVERYTHING further cements my title as an adult. So instead of dwelling on the […]