Some medical “facts” you believe to be true are actually myths. Chicago North Shore Moms caught up with Dr. Tim Halt of Children’s Urgent Care who offers fascinating information about common medical myths vs. facts. From winter clothing to vitamins and even weight lifting this is a must-read!
Audrey is a powerhouse! She is a mother of two young children, wife, and the owner of Simply Bee and Coachability, which offers clinical care through therapy, nutrition and yoga. She moved to Libertyville in 2013 and renovated a home built in 1948 purchased from the original owner’s son.
Long-time friends Gena Mann and Carissa Tozzi are co-founders of Wolf + Friends, “a modern lifestyle app for moms raising children with special needs.” By the time Gena Mann’s sons had turned ages 2 & 3, her older son had received an autism diagnosis and her younger son was receiving early intervention services. She was desperate to meet someone who would understand her experience of raising children with special needs….
“I am a breast cancer survivor of seven years! Today I am stronger both emotionally and physically. As a Support Ambassador for Bright Pink I am passionately dedicated to supporting and advocating for other young women battling this terrible disease.”
If you’re like us, you had plenty of super cute clothes for your kids’ first few months. Seriously, our babies looked pretty much like mini models after leaving the hospital, with gorgeous gifts on constant rotation. But very quickly, you might have noticed that the...
As a parent you already know that there is no shortage of great Halloween happenings in Chicago’s North Shore. The list below is sure to thrill and spook even the toughest ghosts and ghouls. And we haven’t forgotten about those big kids! There are Halloween events for all ages in this FRIGHTlist!
“I am a breast and ovarian cancer previvor*. In 2013 I tested positive for the BRCA1 mutation**. My son was just four-years-old. My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer at the age of 41 and her mother (my paternal great-grandmother) died of breast cancer at the age of 36. I always knew this was a part of my family history…”
Nicola was just 38 years old when she found a lump in her breast; instincts told her to act quickly. Just weeks after her initial find, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and just days after that, a plan of attack. “It may seem cliche, but going through the treatment of chemotherapy, surgery, reconstruction and radiation, put some aspects of my life into perspective. I felt like I was at a crossroad of returning to work…”
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to rally together to delay giving children a smartphone until at least 8th grade. By banding together, this will decrease the pressure felt by kids and parents alike over the kids having a smartphone.
If you haven’t had the tradition of growing up with grandma’s fragrant, chewy, melty, gooey chocolate chip cookies, it’s definitely not too late to start up a tradition of your own.
Here on the North Shore, sellers must go the extra mile. Find out how to get your home ready in order to avoid mistakes that will the kill deal.
“My passion has been helping and guiding the high risk cancer community. In 2000, my Aunt died of breast cancer at a young age. We soon found out that she, my mom, and several other people in my family carried the BRCA 1 genetic mutation…”
Bubbles! But not just your dollar store variety, we’re talkin’ awesome, giant bubbles! We have found THE perfect giant bubble recipe and keep those kiddos outside and entertained for hours!
If you have a pool, your utmost concern should be pool safety for your children and their friends. Know the “ABC’s” of not just pool safety but all water safety.