Look what I just found: An old article I wrote in 2005, for Chicago magazine, titled “Fling Theory.” I love the title the editors came up with for it, as well as the dek: “Meet the new breed of commitment phone: a text-messaging, party-hopping connoisseur of the casual affair—who just happens to be a woman. …

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This blog originally ran on Parenting.com. In case you haven’t heard me mention it before: Being a working mom is the hardest job on earth. Straddling two worlds, and in my case two drastically different worlds, is a very tough balance to strike at times. It took me a while to find my groove after going …

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It’s been rather hectic in Momville lately. We returned from a weeklong family vacation, which you can read about here, and then I had another interview and two photo shoots with Time Out Chicago for a piece they’re doing on me, pegged to my new Parenting blog and the fact that I’m a full-time working …

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I am working on building a new personal website to host my writing clips, blogs, resume, photos, video, press clippings, etc. It will be my home away from home on the web. But I’m having a hard time deciding what to use as the URL address. Do I go with the practical (like my name), …

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Granny Franny—aka my Media Mogul Mom—has sent an email to just about everyone she knows about my new blog for Parenting.com. Always the savvy PR pro, MMM pinged every major local media person in the surrounding Chicagoland area, in the print and broadcasting arenas. Of course I couldn’t possibly repay her for her unsolicited services at …

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Categories: Work

The results are in for the poll I posted last week, Why should parenting.com hire me as their new mom-blogger? Well, apparently my gentle nudging worked: As of today, I am officially the new “working mom” blogger for parenting.com! I start blogging for them every Monday, beginning Feb. 1. Don’t forget to tune in! (Um, okay, …

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This blog originally ran on CheekyChicago.com. Of all the things I have to worry about with motherhood looming just a few weeks away, it’s not thoughts of dirty diapers, breast feeding or getting my baby to sleep at night that keep me up till the wee hours. I don’t toss and turn worrying about all …

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