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Cars 3 Hitting Chicago this Weekend!

Hey y’all! Spring has finally arrived in Chicago so now the events are rolling in. Looking for some family fun for this weekend? How about hanging out with CARS3? Bring the kids out to Woodfield Mall, Parking Lot D: Friday, April 21st, 2017 12pm-6pm Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 10am-5pm Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 11am-5pm. Fans Read More

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This is No Trick – IHOP Offers Free Scary Face Pancakes This Halloween

If you follow my Snapchat then you already know I’m addicted to IHOP! It’s super kid friendly and the prices aren’t overwhelming which is important to me as a mom. Chance is eating his own “Kid’s Meals” now and Dereon is eating from the adult menu so when a place boasts about “Free” anything I’m Read More

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UniverSoul Circus brings Soul to Chicago

Last week me and the kiddos ventured to Washington Park to check out the UniverSoul Circus and boy let me tell you…we had a blast! This was baby Chance’s first time at the circus and I couldn’t be happier with the show. We danced and laughed as we became a part of the  most interactive Read More

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Free family fun at a Chicago Museum?

If you are anything like me you love going out and having a good time and it’s even better if you have your family with you. What if you could take the whole family to a Chicagoland museum for free? Pretty awesome right?  Well you can. The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is now offering free Read More

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5 tips on how to avoid Back To School Colds!

Back to school time here in Chicago and all the parents are pretty excited! Summer came and went quickly and now Fall is staring us in the face. Dereon started school 2 weeks ago and it was all bliss until this past Monday when he started sneezing, coughing, and wiping his running nose. Sigh. I Read More

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Tomorrow isn’t promised

Two days ago we said goodbye to my Father-in-Law. My husband lost his father and my children lost their grandfather. I was left speechless because I honestly thought he would recover from his sickness and things would be like normal or even better. Sadly that didn’t happen. Death is going to happen, I understand that Read More

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5 things to do with kids indoors this Winter

Chicago is a pretty cold place in the Winter and unfortunately I’m not a cold outdoor type of person. I need heat! For some reason kids are opposite they can be outside and play until their noses are numb. Since Dereon is the only child it’s a lot of times he wants to go outside Read More

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Happy Mother’s Day from A Real Urban Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s a day to celebrate and rejoice the mothers in our lives. I’m praying for all those that have lost mothers, grandmother, and motherly figures. They are now your guardian angels. To those that have lost babies and children I’m praying for you. Please know your angels are in heaven smiling down Read More

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Happy Resurrection Sunday!

Happy Resurrection Sunday!! As you spend time with your family and friends don’t forget that Jesus died so that we could live. Let’s stop cheating ourselves. Let’s look outside of the box because the possibilities are endless. He took that beating for us to live our lives abundantly. He wants us to do great things Read More