Posts Tagged ‘Chicago hiking

When 90 Miles From Home Feels Like a World Away

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Our trip to Wisconsin last weekend could not have come at a better time.  The last month has been long, and we really needed some quiet time as a family to reconnect and grow. Here in the city, life is wonderful but hectic.  I get so wrapped up in surviving every day that I don’t [...]


Reset and Recharge

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Living in the city, I worry that my kids are missing out on some essential experiences in nature.  Sometimes city living is so focused on getting from point A to point B that we don’t have a moment to slow down and enjoy the moment.  I’ve been making more of an effort lately to incorporate [...]


God-Mother to the Rescue

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A few weeks ago, late one Saturday night, I had a mini breakdown.  I was beyond tired and totally exhausted.  Vivian was only five weeks old, and I was feeling like every day was just about survival.  I didn’t like the fact that I wasn’t able to slow down and enjoy the journey of motherhood. [...]