Last week, Chevrolet loaned our family a brand new 2022 Suburban 4WD Premier for a week. The Suburban was delivered to our home and Charlie and I were like little kids in a candy store - or in this case, two adults playing in a brand new spacious car. Can I add how much I … Continue reading Get In The Suburban Boys, We’re Going Holiday Tree Chopping!
Happy December! By request from my Instagram community, I'm sharing some fun things to do with your kids in Chicago for the month of December. Although the pandemic has not totally gone away yet, it seems like Chicago is starting to get back to pre-pandemic festivities. I've curated a list of things to do in … Continue reading Let’s Explore! All the Fun Family and Festive Things to Do in Chicago this December
Luke is officially a third grader! Where did time go? I remember sharing his kindergarten post like it was yesterday. He's officially a big kid now...or so he says. But he'll always be a baby to me. The start of third grade was not the typical start when you're in the middle of a pandemic … Continue reading How We Are Navigating Remote Learning This Time Around
Earlier last week, I celebrated my 43rd birthday. I didn't throw a party or have a birthday cake. In fact, it was very low key, just the way I like it. But this year, I got to celebrate my birthday with two more people in my life - Cruz and Levi! This year's birthday … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! This is 43
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?
I've had this blog post drafted for the last six months. At first I was very excited to share it. Then the hope that we might really be able to have another child crossed my mind and that this post might be too premature. Then my insecurities set in and I thought it was a … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: 10 Reasons Having an Only Child is Awesome