Spring Break: Staycation Ideas Vol II

Spring Break: Staycation Ideas Vol II

Spring break is just around the corner folks and if you are anything like me, you have zero plans. Until today! Check out my list of all things spring break in the Chicagoland area. A little back story: We are yet to take a spring break vacation. YUP, you read that right. We have never taken [...]

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Snow day & indoor activities

Snow day & indoor activities

In most cases when the school calls for a SNOW DAY, that just means an extra day for the kids to do some sledding, snowboarding and/ or skiing. But not this time around. This time we are strongly advised not to leave the house. Not to expose our skin to these brutal negative temperatures and [...]

Am I raising independent or needy kids?!

Am I raising independent or needy kids?!

Good morning! Let's jump right in! I am that mom. The mom who is conflicted! On one hand I want my kids to grow and be independent so they don't end up needy. But on another hand I want to help them with everything because soon enough they won't need me. Now what?!  I don't know! [...]

How can you give back this holiday season?!

How can you give back this holiday season?!

#GivingTuesday isn't until November 27th but you do not need to wait for a specific day to do something nice for someone. I personally love to do random little things in the community to spread kindness and give back. As someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, I really appreciate the medium and try my hardest to [...]

Yumble | Meals your kids will actually want to eat!

Yumble | Meals your kids will actually want to eat!

Get ready for one of my many BACK TO SCHOOL blog posts that are coming your way. But this one might be the easiest and the most fun! Do you ever find yourself wishing you had a personal chef? Someone who would strictly focus on preparing your kids meals so you wouldn't have to worry [...]

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session according to http://www.pineappleportraits.com As a mom and a former photographer, I know how much emotion and love family portraits can bring. The pure enjoyment of time spent together and freezing a moment of time, can be so rewarding. Sometimes it is so easy to forget milestones and [...]

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

I don't know about you but if you are anything like me, being a mom sometimes feels like a circus act. But not just any circus act - the one where the poor mama bear is trying to balance on one foot, while juggling balls, smiling and listening to the trainer all at the same [...]

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

  S U M M E R  T I M E  I S  F U N  T I M E Much about life is learning through experiences. Therefore we try to expose our kids to as many new people and places as we can. Sometimes it's as simple as checking out a new park, other [...]

I am done planning my kids every move!

I am done planning my kids every move!

Happy first week of summer break! We survived, did you? Recently I have been reading a lot of posts about summer break and things to do and not to do. It seems to be one extreme or another. You either fall into the over planning or not planning at all. I do both. I want [...]