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  • My husband often teases me because you’ll never see me outside when the sun is shining without sunglasses. My eyes are sensitive, and I have about 10 pairs of shades....

    The Truth About Eye Health

    My husband often teases me because you’ll never see me outside when the sun is shining without sunglasses. My eyes are sensitive, and I have about 10 pairs of shades....

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  • After the brutal winter, it’s time to enjoy Chicago and all the area has to offer while the sun is shining and the cool breeze from Lake Michigan makes for...

    Enjoying a Staycation

    After the brutal winter, it’s time to enjoy Chicago and all the area has to offer while the sun is shining and the cool breeze from Lake Michigan makes for...

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  • Parents know that kids love repetition. So when it comes to children’s music, our house is filled with the tunes that are not only kid-friendly, but catchy and children-approved. I...

    Dads Who Rock!

    Parents know that kids love repetition. So when it comes to children’s music, our house is filled with the tunes that are not only kid-friendly, but catchy and children-approved. I...

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  • Kathleen Henson, founder/CEO, Henson Consulting, on debunking the balance myth. Let’s just get this out on the table. I’ve never bought into this whole ‘balance’ thing. To be frank, I...

    Balance? Hah.

    Kathleen Henson, founder/CEO, Henson Consulting, on debunking the balance myth. Let’s just get this out on the table. I’ve never bought into this whole ‘balance’ thing. To be frank, I...

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  • Tracy Samantha Schmidt is a social media trailblazer. Her dad, John Schmidt, is a historian specializing in Chicago history. TCW caught up with this father/daughter powerhouse to talk Twitter, bowling...

    All in the Family

    Tracy Samantha Schmidt is a social media trailblazer. Her dad, John Schmidt, is a historian specializing in Chicago history. TCW caught up with this father/daughter powerhouse to talk Twitter, bowling...

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  • Back in 1968, her father, Chris Liakouras, and uncle, Bill Liakouras, founded The Parthenon, a Greektown dining staple. Today it’s Yanna Liakouras who handles the day-to-day operations: payroll, scheduling, balancing...

    Yanna Liakouras

    Back in 1968, her father, Chris Liakouras, and uncle, Bill Liakouras, founded The Parthenon, a Greektown dining staple. Today it’s Yanna Liakouras who handles the day-to-day operations: payroll, scheduling, balancing...

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  • I honestly haven’t seen my daughter this excited to get dressed and ready for school. Today is different. Today she is wearing a dress her best friend Sofie’s mom made...

    Talented Mom Opens Shop

    I honestly haven’t seen my daughter this excited to get dressed and ready for school. Today is different. Today she is wearing a dress her best friend Sofie’s mom made...

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  • Rebecca Gruenspan’s dream was to become a mother, something she’d wished and hoped for most of her life. So when she married at age 23, she thought her dream was...

    The Adoption Option

    Rebecca Gruenspan’s dream was to become a mother, something she’d wished and hoped for most of her life. So when she married at age 23, she thought her dream was...

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  • Mother’s Day. It’s approaching. You can count on just about every restaurant in town being flooded with families and flowers and cards being picked over usually the night before or...

    Ideas for Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day. It’s approaching. You can count on just about every restaurant in town being flooded with families and flowers and cards being picked over usually the night before or...

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  • The changing statistics of American families are startling. They tell us a lot about ourselves as a nation. I’ve become more attuned to them as I wrote my chapters for...

    New Statistics on American Families

    The changing statistics of American families are startling. They tell us a lot about ourselves as a nation. I’ve become more attuned to them as I wrote my chapters for...

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