Tag: "The Chicago Moms"

Wreath-Cycled Classroom Challenge

Wreath-Cycled Classroom Challenge

December 3, 2016 | Comments (1)

Last week staff at the Shedd Aquarium hung 90 unique holiday wreaths around the Caribbean Reef exhibit. Every year the Shedd’s Auxilliary Board hosts the challenge that provides Chicago-area teachers an opportunity to combine environmental education into their classroom’s holiday celebrations. Once the children learn what it means to reduce, reuse and recycle, students in […]

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#PebblesPlay #YOXO Cereal and Fun!

#PebblesPlay #YOXO Cereal and Fun!

September 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

This weekend, September 9-11th, will be the perfect time to bring your family to The Pebble Play Tour at Festival de La Villita, 26th Street at Washtenaw, Chicago, IL! Featuring a variety activities, including a play station of environmentally sustainable toys from YOXO, spend a day relaxing, eating, learning! Give new life to your Fruity […]

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#July4th Fun in 2016

#July4th Fun in 2016

June 30, 2016 | Comments (1)

The 4th is in a few days! What are your plans? Does it include patriotism, fun outside and lots of cooking and eating? Be certain that everyone is properly protected from pesky mosquitos with a non-toxic product such as Bug Bandit from Fairy Tales Hair Care. Your families will love this non-sticky, pleasant product. This spray also […]

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National #SocialMedia holidays

National #SocialMedia holidays

June 2, 2016 | Comments (0)

National social media holidays are so fun because they allow you to unabashedly celebrate your favorite things to do! For instance, today, June 2nd, is “National Bubba Day“. I adore #NationalBubbaDay! It is more special to me than #NationalPieDay or #NationalCoffeeDay mainly because my son’s nickname is, none other than “BUBBA”! There is also that […]

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Gift Time!

Gift Time!

December 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Next week marks the beginning of the holiday season with Hanukkah! With 18 days left until Christmas Day, are you all done with your holiday shopping? How do you celebrate the holiday season? Are there charitable intentions with the fun and opening gifts? This season, The Chicago Moms has a few ideas that can give […]

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#WCSoiree Water Tower Place

#WCSoiree Water Tower Place

July 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

#ChicagonistaLIVE is excited to be hosting a Welcome to the Windy City Soiree (#WCSoiree) at @WaterTowerPlace on Tuesday July 23rd at 4pm CST. The country’s most influential bloggers coming from coast to coast will be strutting down the runway wearing iconic Chicago landmark-inspired-wear from Water Tower Place’s stores Macy’s, Henri Bendel, Akira, Vera Bradley, and […]

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#LouderThanGuns - Using our voices as ammunition!

#LouderThanGuns – Using our voices as ammunition!

January 23, 2013 | Comments (5)

All of the rhetoric around guns and the 2nd amendment is consuming. One, or two, or ten can spend hours upon hours debating. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. People can only kill people with guns if they pull the trigger. Sanity, insanity, background checks or not, people who want weaponry know how to […]

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Behind The Wheel

Behind The Wheel

August 6, 2011 | Comments (2)

Cribs and Carbeds. GO-carts and Big Wheels. Skateboards and snow boards. The “L” and the bus. I can totally handle the Red Line. The 145 Express. I can even handle my guy traipsing down our city streets. We as Chicagoans must learn to navigate, it is almost a right of passage. But the car? The […]

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Making Time For Me - With Tea!

Making Time For Me – With Tea!

May 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

There are some days in Chicago where I need a little pick me up. I’m a mom and always running. When something needs to give, it always seems to be the one thing that’s for me. When The Chicago Moms were invited to The Penninsula Chicago for afternoon tea, however, I was going to make […]

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Chicagoo Beach with ManPh

Another Reason to Love Loyola Park Beach

July 13, 2010 | Comments (5)

Living in the Chicago area most of my life and having spent more than a decade shuffling my brood around the city to festivals, cultural sites and tourist attractions, I don’t know how it is that I only discovered Loyola Park Beach this summer. It’s a short drive from my house and the beach is […]

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No

The Power of No

July 7, 2010 | Comments (11)

Every parent of a two year old knows the power of no. Your here-to-fore sweet baby is suddenly full of negativity, and you swear if you hear just one more no, you’ll … well, I’ll let you fill in the blank. Back in the day, I belonged to a twins group and we had a […]

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