Happy Bastille Day!! (well, in honor of Bastille Day tomorrow) My love for all things French struck me when I visited Paris for the first time in 2008. It was when Charlie and I had just started dating. And it was Charlie's first trip to somewhere in Europe. I could feel the energy of Paris … Continue reading French Friday! Where To Find Paris in Chicago
Happy July! It would be predictable of me to say that the first six months of 2018 has flown by but to be honest....it's been the longest six months. I can attribute some of that to the twin pregnancy and the long Chicago winter. My energy level has been very low and all I want … Continue reading Let’s Walk! The West Loop In Chicago (A Daycation Article In Make It Better Magazine)
Earlier this week, we had a fun family night previewing the HAPPY PLACE pop-up in Chicago. The Happy Place started as a pop-up in Los Angeles this past winter to showcase fun, multi-sensory rooms for everyone to experience. With the success of the installation in Los Angeles, the Happy Place decided to move its pop-up … Continue reading Let’s Explore! The Happy Place Pop-Up in Chicago
The other day, Luke asked me why I didn't go on his class field trip with him and went on to tell me that the "other moms" were there. I have to admit, it hurt. The guilt of not being there really hurt. I told him that I had to go to work but I … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Will The “Mom Guilt” Ever Go Away?
Last Sunday, Luke and I were invited to Mott St. (a restaurant in Bucktown) for a Moms and Kids brunch. I gladly accepted as 1) brunch is one of my favorite meals; 2) I’ve been wanting to eat at Mott St. for some time; 3) it was a great way for me and Luke to spend … Continue reading Let’s Eat! Brunch for the Whole Family at Mott St in Bucktown, Chicago
I can't believe Luke officially finished kindergarten. It seemed like just yesterday that I wrote a blog post about him starting kindergarten. It's bittersweet as he's growing up so fast while I still see him as my baby. More on that in a future post. With the end of the school year though, we have … Continue reading Let’s Play! Chicago Fire Soccer Summer Camp