Category Archives: Emmeline

Park pet peeves.

1. Please do not bring your Starbucks product to the park, set it on the ground, and walk away from it, leaving me to spend the next thirty minutes trying to keep my children from drinking your Caramel Mocha Frappucino.  Pet peeve compounded: when you see me trying to keep them away from it and yet leave […]

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The twins take Millennium Park.

One weekend about three weeks ago, I got a wild idea in my head to take the babies on the train downtown. I just started thinking about how we many not live in Chicago forever, and what a shame it would be if they never even got to ride the el. It was beautiful weather, […]

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The Midnight Circus.

My friend Katie recommended The Midnight Circus to us — during the summer, they set up their cute little tent in area parks and perform during the weekends. It’s hard to make myself do anything fun on the weekends because there are so many chores to be done, but she was so enthusiastic about it, […]

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Baby needs a new pair of shoes. Also: Disgusting details about our lives. You’ve been warned.

I’ve been back at work full time for a week now, and I have a post percolating around in my head about the summer being over, returning to full-time status as a working mom, blah, blah, blah, but I haven’t had a second to sit down and write it. But I will. Because I keep […]

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Newsflash: Today at the park…

…these park posts have to be getting boring. What can I say, it’s all park-eat-nap around here these days. Such is the life of luxury that we’re leading until (DUN DUN DUN) school starts officially on the 27th. I have big news from today’s sojourn. News I wouldn’t have thought I would have to report […]

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