How to Create New Year’s Resolutions …

Today is January 17th. Why is this date significant? Today is the day that most New Year’s resolutions fail. Surprised? I was too until I…

Three Alternatives to Video Games for Kids

I remember receiving the original Nintendo system for Christmas when I was about 8 years old. My sister and I played Super Mario Brothers a…

How to Make Your Home Feel Like …

During the winter months, many of us hibernate. I know for about 2-3 months in the deep, dark winter, I don’t even see my neighbors.…

Family Travel Tips to Save Your Sanity

I travel with my family every three months or so. My parents live almost 6 hours away so my kids have been hitting the road…

Exercise For Beginners Who Hate to Work …

Hello, my name is Cheryl and I HATE to work out. At 38 years old, I can officially (but not proudly) say I have never…

Holiday Events in Chicago for Every Age

Walking down Michigan Avenue in the evening while glittering snowflakes fall has to be one of the most joyful things to do in Chicago. The…

Top Holiday Gifts from the Chicago Toy …

I have attended the Chicago Toy and Game Fair for years, and each year I find a new novelty that I am thrilled to give…