Win with Dr. Bronner’s in a Greener and Healthier life

Hey Moms, I don’t know about you but I often find myself so consumed in mothering duties, I can barely get a handle on larger global initiatives I care about.  For example, climate change is a large concern for me, but I sometimes feel limited in the ways I can create change from my living… Read More »

3 Ways How to Show Love to Your Kids Without Sugar or Spending Money

Hey Moms, So, today is the day when much of the U S of A is “showing love” because it is Valentine’s Day.  Historically, this is a holiday that roots back to ancient Rome as a festival of Lupercalia, a fertility celebration commemorated annually on February 15. Pope Gelasius I recast this pagan festival as… Read More »

Kids Dream Big with NEW Once Upon A Castle Exhibit 

Hey Moms, If we are being honest, the weekends aren’t always fun or the 2 days of the week we look forward to. At times, being “on” all day, for 48 hours straight, after working a full week of work, can seem like quite the task. I clearly remember my old co-workers always wishing me great… Read More »

Soar into the New Year with a Winning Personal Mantra (4 Simple Steps)

Hey Moms, Whether working at a job or at home, we spend an extreme amount of our lives “working.”  Specifically, employed Americans, spend 8.8 hours a day working (and other related activities) per the Bureau of Labor Statistics report of 2015. That’s ⅓ of everyday, the largest piece of our daily pie, spent on working.… Read More »

Creating New Family Traditions [ Finding Love in New Spaces ]

Hey Moms, The holidays, the holidays…so many feelings come up during the holiday season.  Some good, others not so good.  And, the feelings variate from year to year depending on people, circumstances, life events etc.  It’s safe to say the holiday season doesn’t always mean a stress-free love fest, right?  Something for your consideration: at any… Read More »

I Had To Do It! [ my favorite movies this time of year ]

Hey Moms, Welcome to winter!  Okay, maybe we have until December 22nd before the first official day of winter but if you are a mom in Chicago, today you met the inaugural snow fall of the season.  And it WAS slushy!!!  The snow fell constantly from 9am to 6pm – that’s over 8 hours straight!  Visibility was… Read More »

I LOVE My Hair – Building Hair Confidence In Girls

Hey Moms, I have straight brown hair – I have my entire life.  I remember going through many seasons of wanting curly hair…actually the seasons might have been years…but it certainly was common among not just me, but most girls, to wanted what they didn’t have. Different colored eyes.  Different color skin perhaps.  Different shaped… Read More »