It’s March and we’re over the hump now. I feel like I have successfully survived this Midwestern winter. Yes, I know we’ll still freeze for another month or two but I think we can deal with it. We’re Chicagoans, aren’t we?! Besides, we have things to look forward to, like, the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade [...]
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There we were, coasting down the road on our bikes as the summer heat started to cool down. My kindergartner mastered the skill of riding her bike over the summer months and now she felt free as a bird as she pedaled past and waved at the neighborhood horse. It’s such a treat to be [...]
It was a pleasant drive to preschool this morning. The sun was shining and we smiled as we drove by the trees with the leaves all beautiful hues of reds and yellows. All in all, we’re feeling pretty good about the day ahead. We pull into the church parking lot and get our place in [...]
If we were to travel back in time about five years, you would find me starting out my day around 6:00 am. I would get up, take a shower, do my hair and put on make-up, eat my cereal, kiss my husband and head out the door for a day at the office. I would [...]
I’ll never forget the feeling. It felt like the blood drained out of me and spilled all over the city sidewalk. I was numb and frozen. My mind begged my body to stay calm and focus on protecting the growing fetus in my womb. My heart pounded hard and begged my my lungs to remember [...]