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Tempel Lipizzan Farms a summer treat for families

Tempel Lipizzan Farms a summer treat for families

July 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

There are many wonderful local attractions that make a Chicago summer special. A visit to the Tempel Lipizzan Farms should be on your list. Lipizzans are the beautiful white horses capable of seemingly gravity-defying leaps. These rare Lipizzan horses are bred, trained and perform in Chicago’s northern suburbs at Tempel Farms in Old Mill Creek, […]

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Djimon Hounsou Visits Chicago for the Premiere of How To Train Your Dragon 2

Djimon Hounsou Visits Chicago for the Premiere of How To Train Your Dragon 2

June 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

I was able to sit down with Djimon Hounsou when he was in Chicago promoting his latest movie HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2. He voices the character of Drago Bludvist. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 is the thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy and it does not […]

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Dr. Stork Prescribing Healthy Smiles with Crest Pro Health

Dr. Stork Prescribing Healthy Smiles with Crest Pro Health

May 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

“1 of 2 adults suffer from gum disease.” 1 of 2! I couldn’t possibly be the only one who thinks that that number is awfully high. But then again, gingivitis is deep inside your gums and so one can never know what truly is beneath those smiles. Here’s another one that Dr. Travis Stork threw […]

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#StopHIVTogether Campaign

#StopHIVTogether Campaign

May 13, 2014 | Comments (1)

Learning that so many are unaware of how close HIV is to them has made the CDC’s (Center for Disease Control Prevention) Campaign extremely necessary. HIV/AIDS infects our friends, our mothers, our fathers and our children. Hiding in shame and stigma does not make it go away. Learn more on how you can stay safe, […]

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Dr. Mjaanes

Dr. Mjaanes

March 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dr. Mjaanes Q~ How did you get interested in Sports Medicine? A~ I got into sports medicine via pediatrics. I was always interested in Sports and even when I was a general pediatrician I would tend to see more adolescents than babies and saw more and more sports injuries – so I felt that I […]

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Dr. Mahr

Dr. Mahr

March 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dr. Mahr Q~ Dr. it seems that pediatric allergies are at an all-time high. Do you have any theories about what seems to be an epidemic? OR are issues pronounced due to social media and our new ability to gather more information easier? A~ We are not really having increased allergies to a great degree, […]

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Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

March 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Chicago Moms Chat With Dr. Navsaria   Q ~ Literacy is such a powerful right, yet in many parts of the world it is hard to come by, do you see this as a way to block peace and peaceful existence?  We take literacy for granted but even in the U.S. there are areas that […]

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Accepting our children

Accepting our children

February 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Loving our children is not always easy. Our children are only projections of who we are. Sometimes their fabric from us is genetic, other times it is purely environmental – families come in all forms, shapes and sizes. If one carefully considers what our children actually are to us,  one might have to weigh in […]

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The Trophy Generation strikes out at UIUC

The Trophy Generation strikes out at UIUC

January 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

On Sunday evening, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise let students know that know classes would be held on January 27, despite the bitter weather forecast. Students reacted by voicing their opinions on Twitter — creating racist parody accounts, swearing at her, threatening her and creating obscene hashtags. The vile outpouring was enough […]

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Tips for helping you raise financially literate children

Tips for helping you raise financially literate children

January 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

Did you know that January is National Financial Wellness month in the U.S.? In our house we’ve been trying to find new ways to help our daughters understand our finances in a way that’s appropriate for their age. We’re working on budgeting and saving money, which we hope will put them on the right track for […]

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Dear Target

Dear Target

January 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dear Target: I write this with a heavy heart. I think it’s time we break up. I want to adore you again. When I go into your stores I see the cute clothes and wonderful home accessories. I wander down the aisles reminiscing about last fall when we bought our daughters new bicycles and the […]

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Be a Joy Maker this holiday season

Be a Joy Maker this holiday season

December 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

Many years ago now, President George H.W. Bush talked about the importance of community service, calling America’s volunteer groups a thousand points of light. From that idea, the nonprofit Points of Light – the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service – works to mobilize millions of people to take action that is changing […]

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