The Art of Forgiveness

Can you forgive someone without an apology? What if they aren’t sorry for the actions they took, for the crimes they committed, for the feelings…

Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Have you heard the dreaded two words that most children utter at some point during the summer months? Yep, you guessed it- “I’m bored!” Here…

Music Festival Fashion for Real Women

Although I adore crochet, a full on dress layered over a teeny bikini isn’t exactly my idea of an ideal outfit for a music festival.…

How to Upgrade Your Picnic

Spring has sprung, and in Chicago we love to soak up every minute of the warm weather with a little al fresco dining. Picnics are…

Block Party Must-Haves

 June is the month that kicks off a summer-long tradition of outdoor parties in Chicago, especially the block party. Children enjoy the novelty or roaming…

Across the Table: A Unique Organization That …

When you have conversations with those in your social circles, do most people agree on tough topics, or are they not even addressed? How diverse…

5 Things to Do NOW to Prepare for …

I wish I was that mom who laid everything out the night before, woke up with boundless energy to tackle the daily logistics involved in…