Tag: "lifestyle"

Finishing Strong, Starting Fresh

Finishing Strong, Starting Fresh

December 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Finishing Strong, Starting Fresh Once in awhile you get a flash of self-knowledge. This learning can be empowering and useful or paralyzing and depressing. It really is up to you how you take it and what you do with it. For me, I have learned over the years that I am an outstanding starter. Throughout […]

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MOTHER'S DAY!

MOTHER’S DAY!

May 6, 2016 | Comments (0)

Mother’s Day is this weekend and there are so many things to consider. The market is full of ideas and suggestions for new moms and mothers of grown children, so all one must do is focus! Mom’s are more diverse these days! We are young, old, and from every demographic and pay scale. We shop, […]

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Step up in 2016 to improve healthcare for you and your family

Step up in 2016 to improve healthcare for you and your family

December 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

I recently started wearing a sleek black watch, which catches people’s attention regularly. They always ask about it as it’s not like anything I normally wear. I explain that it’s part of a health research study I’m participating in through the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University. The next question is always, “Why would […]

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Exercise Has Positive Effects on Academic Performance

Exercise Has Positive Effects on Academic Performance

May 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

Every parent is looking for ways to give their children an edge when it comes to their academics. Everything from classroom placement to extracurricular activities seems to be based upon a child’s academics. I have previously written about how our daughters have used XtraMath and Kahn Academy to supplement their classroom math lessons. What if […]

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Massages Are Just What the Dr. Ordered

Massages Are Just What the Dr. Ordered

December 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Being that my forage into the world of massages began with a pre-natal massage while I was whale months’ pregnant with my now three year old twins, I wasn’t fully aware of all the awesomeness that they held. Mind you, the massage was wonderful, but I wasn’t able to fully relax on my stomach or […]

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Enchanting Mother's Day Celebrations

Enchanting Mother’s Day Celebrations

May 12, 2011 | Comments (1)

In Danielle Smith‘s recent blog post, she asked moms how they wanted to be celebrated on Mother’s Day. She wanted to know if you’d prefer to celebrate being a mom by spending time with your children or by taking a few hours off and spending time away from family responsibilities for some rest and relaxation. […]

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Family tea-time at The Peninsula Chicago

Family tea-time at The Peninsula Chicago

May 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

One of the best things about being a Chicago Mom is Chicago! We have the most beautiful skyline, hands down. Our downtown is so perky, and exciting, sometimes I simply take the “L” to Michigan Avenue to people watch. I was so excited to spend the afternoon at the The Peninsula Chicago for afternoon tea […]

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