Covid 19 Resource Posts
COVID-19 Testing within North Shore Chicago
Is it a cold, the flu, holiday hangover- or Covid-19? Here’s hoping we can help get you the answer! We’ll continue to update the list as we find more!
North Shore Nonprofit Spotlight: Haven Youth and Family Services
Established in 1976, this local nonprofit’s mission is promote mental health and community wellness to support people in leading their best lives.
Let’s Break the Stigma with Katie Ford!
This local floral designer’s passion is rooted in mental health awareness.
Local Nonprofit Spotlight: Grief Support with Willow House
This week we are spotlighting Willow House whose mission is to develop and provide supportive services for children, teens and families (“forgotten grievers”) coping with grief and the death of a loved one.
Covid Vaccines: Meet Two Doctor Moms on the Front Lines!
Dr. Stephanie White and Preeti Kotha are both moms of two and worked to help others stay safe during the pandemic.
Confidently Interview Remotely: Quick Tips from Local Women
From eye contact (yes on Zoom, too), lighting, connectivity issues and typical interview preparedness, here’s how to nail that interview today.
What’s Open? Things to do with Family On &Near Chicago’s North Shore!
What’s open and how do you make a reservation? We’ve got you covered.
Local Nonprofit Spotlight: C.I.T.Y of Support
When you have a child in therapy, sometimes parents need a little support too.
FOMO Is Real: Psychologist Lauren Schifferdecker on the What, Why and How to Deal!
FOMO (fear of missing out) is a REAL psychological phenomenon. But, what exactly is FOMO and why is it important to us as moms? Here’s how to cope!
How the ACT Can Help Guide Your Student’s College Search
It’s been a tough year for high school juniors and seniors. Here’s what you need to know about how to make the most of your student’s ACT score this year.
STILL Parenting in a Pandemic
As we approach the end of 2020, not a lot has changed since last spring. Arielle Sheinman is back to answer our questions as we’re STILL parenting through a pandemic.
5 Tips from Academic Approach to ensure Your Child Gets the most out of this Year
Even as students and teachers work remotely, Academic Approach North Shore continues to offer one-on-one tutoring and school programs that empower students from all backgrounds. Here’s how…
What Teachers Want Parents To Know About This School Year.
Two teachers who are also parents share their perspective.
Blue Light Glasses: Are They A Necessary Part of Back to (Virtual) School Shopping?
Plus, how damaging to kids’ eyes is the increased screen time?
5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks
With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips!
Nonprofit Spotlight: Pitch Your Peers Chicago, a Grant Funding Organization, Gives Big!
Founded in 2016, Pitch Your Peers is a grant giving organization funded entirely by its members. Learn more about the Chicago chapter co-founders, Jennie and Shawna, and how they’ve made an impact on our local communities.
How to Create Your Own Mother/Daughter Book Club!
As parents we’re always looking for ways to get the kids off screens. Check out how North Shore mom, Alison Stolberg has done just that!
How the Dailey Method is Cultivating Community…
Lake Forest resident Rebecca Asfour, owner and master teacher at The Dailey Method Barre + Cycle studio in Vernon Hills and Lake Forest, is passionate about community, movement and wellness, and strives to bring that to everyone she meets!
Help Your Child Prepare for Camp & School COVID-19 Protocols
While each camp, daycare center, and preschool will follow different specific protocols, this article provides guidance to parents thinking about these changes in their child’s lives.
Meet a Mom: Megan from The Mom Project!
Meet Winnetka mama of four wee ones and Talent Manager from The Mom Project, Megan. Megan’s telling us all about The Mom Project and how you (yes, you mama) can pivot to your next career!