We’ve heard teachers, parents, and politicians spoke on the Chicago Teacher’s Union Strike topic but we think it’s time to hear from Chicago kids affected by all this. I invited Kasey, a junior journalist who attends Whitney Young to write a piece about the strike, so check out what she has to say below. Guest [...]
Head Chicagonista, Online Talk Show Host of Chicagonista LIVE! and lead mom-blogger for The Chicago Moms. MJ is also a kiddie chauffeur, chef, housekeeper, zoo-keeper, and circus juggler to 3 active kids and a self-proclaimed awesome wife.
Our city family is taking advantage of all the summer sun by growing vegetables on pots! Yes, pots. We have a cemented backyard so pots are our only option. We are growing everything from Japanese Ichiban Eggplants to cucumbers, tomatoes, basil, mint, and even some spring lettuces. Today’s small harvest was Japanese Eggplants. Can’t wait [...]
My 2 oldest kids were brought into this world announced and welcomed by many through my personal blog. Our last child however was welcomed in many other different channels like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. so you can imagine how much of a documentation I’ve had over the years. Thankfully I’ve always been very good at [...]
The Chicago Moms hosted a fun morning of pampering at Pinky Nails Chicago joined by our blogging mamas, friends and readers. As we recognized the heroes amongst us (all moms are heroes, you know!) we also learned about our sponsor Chevrolet’s program called Our Town, Our Heroes. This program is about celebrating the local heroes in [...]
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On Wednesday, August 4th, our Chicagonista writers along with sister site NYmetropolista writers gathered together on an Afternoon Tea @ The Plaza sponsored by Dyson. We were also joined by friends and supporters of our sites such us America’s Fitness Expert, Andrea Metcalf , BlissdomPartners Alli Worthington and Barbara Jones, and of course Duong Sheahan [...]
Contrary to what a lot of my friends believe, I actually have a lot to do away from my computer. After all, the laundry needs to be done, the kids to be fed, and the house needs cleaning. But there are certainly days when a couple of hours are needed to dedicate in just getting [...]