With Thanksgiving upon us, and December mere days away, everyone is starting to think about the next batch of holidays. Many of us have family, friends and business associates to whom we need to send or bring gifts at this time of year. One thing that I like to do, especially when sending gifts to friends and family in [...]
By now I hope you all have signed up for mamaloot, the online daily deal site focused exclusively on products and services for Chicago-area moms. (If not, you can do so by clicking on the mamaloot button on the right.) Since launching earlier this year, mamaloot has offered amazing deals on kids’ classes, apparel, toys and other [...]
I have been thinking this week about a place that I have never lived — indeed I have only even visited this place a handful of times — but it is a place that holds a deep fascination for me as an American and as a Jewish person.
Here’s a hint: No sleep til…? A tree [...]
Kid-friendly dressing rooms at 77 Kids
I have written here before about what an amazing place Chicago’s Children’s Memorial Hospital is. My daughter Zuzu was hospitalized there for a week as an infant for a rare infection and my husband and I were tremendously grateful for the high level of care she received. And I know that many [...]
As my readers know, I love to cook. Most weeknights, I cook a nice meal for me and my husband, which we then eat after the kids go to bed — that was the subject of my guest turn on The Naptime Chef. I cook for a number of reasons: I enjoy the creative expression that [...]