The Best Diverse Picture Books

The world is becoming a more beautifully diverse place. Your family’s bookshelf should, too. So I have spent countless hours scouring bookshelves at my local library and favorite book stores to narrow down this list of the Best Diverse Picture Books. Not only do they tackle tricky subjects and introduce new ideas that might be outside […]

How to Throw a Galentine’s Day Party

You know how they say it takes a village to raise a child? Well, it takes a squad to support a mom. And what better way to celebrate your support system than with a Galentine’s Day Celebration? It’s a great excuse to dress up, unwind, and treat your fellow mamas like the queens they are […]

Where Kids Should Eat for Chicago Restaurant Week

Kids change A LOT of things (while you don’t get to sleep in on weekends anymore, you develop the ability to recite numerous Disney movies line-for-line) but just because you are a parent doesn’t mean that you have to skip out on Chicago Restaurant Week. Between January 24th and February 9th, over 430 restaurants showcase […]

The Best Bedtime Books

Oh, bedtime. Depending on your child’s mood, it can either be the BEST or the WORST part of your day. While all families have different night time routines that work for them, one thing element remains universal—bedtime stories. Whether you have a baby, threenager, or school aged kid who doesn’t want to be tucked in […]

Relax and Rejuvenate at The Edgewater

Now that the stress of Christmas has just about reached its peak (if you aren’t done shopping be sure to check out my gift suggestions—including what to get the kid who has EVERYTHING), let me introduce you to the ultimate of ALL HOLIDAY HACKS for us Chicago moms. No, I’m not talking about sleeping away […]