This summer was Luke's first summer not going to daycare. It's also his first summer as a "big kid" as he went to summer camp. With the completion of kindergarten behind him, Luke as ready for some summer fun, especially camp. Also this summer, I was very pregnant. So we had to find a summer … Continue reading Let’s Play! What We Loved About Galileo Summer Camp in Chicago
We're so happy to announce the birth of our identical twin boys - Cruz and Levi! Born on July 20, 2018. We first learned that we were expecting right before Christmas 2017 and found out a few days after Christmas that we were carrying identical twin boys. We were both excited and scared about … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Introducing the Newest Additions to Our Family – Cruz and Levi
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?