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
Happy French Friday! The other day I sent a friend a text message of a picture that I took while we were in Paris last month. She texted back asking why I go to Paris every year. Why don't I go somewhere else. What is so special about Paris? At first, I got a bit … Continue reading French Friday! Why I Love to Visit Paris So Often