Girls Gone Wild

I want to talk about boobs for a minute.  Because I had a child one week ago today, and the only thing I have thought about for seven days is my boobs.  This might all be a little TMI, but let’s be honest, childbirth builds a barricade around your sense of modesty, and no one […]

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My Mother, Myself

Who doesn’t love the 80’s?  The big bangs, the slap bracelets, the Bangles.  Music and accessories were on point that decade.  But I have to say, I’m glad that I was a child of the 80’s and not pregnant in the 80’s.  During a time where the hair and the shoulder pads couldn’t be bigger, it […]

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Winter Work Essentials

Sub-zero temperatures have descended upon Chicago, and it is time to bundle up.  As much as we’d love to cozy up in leggings and sweatshirts in front of the fire every day, these mamas have gotta put down the peppermint mochas and get to work. However, it can be really easy to get stuck in […]

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Paint the Town Red

As I type this, I literally have my mother’s voice in my ear, echoing the sentiment I have heard since childhood: everybody looks good in red.  So, admittedly, I’m biased on this topic, as I’ve been practically conditioned to believe this as an axiom.  But, here’s the thing about mothers: most of the time, they’re […]

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Little Pumpkins

If you’ve read our story, you know that our lives run fairly parallel–from where we work to where we attended grad school to when we started families.  Those who know us know that we spend a lot of time together–two prep periods every weekday, play dates on the weekends with the kids, and most holidays.  Over […]

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