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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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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents: Circus XTREME in Chicago!

November 5th to November 29th The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be in the Chicagoland area and the Chicagoland Mom Squad has a discount code for you! Use code MSQUAD and buy adult tickets for only $15.00 when purchasing your tickets at Ticketmaster or the arena box offices! I can’t wait to take Mr. Read More

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Halloween Fun while giving back!

I’m all about kids giving back and being a part of building community. Halloween is coming up and there are so many events kids can attend this month. What better way to have a good wholesome time with the family, than giving back? 17-year old Destiny Watson, a Chicago-area student, recognized the need of the 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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My evening with Janelle Monae!

Amazing! So last Thursday I was blessed to be able to attend the APM Music Series concert at The Taste of Chicago. I brought my mom along with me and we had a blast. The great people of Illinois Lottery sponsored the event and even had a hospitality suite for their VIP guest. It was Read More

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Some cool and fun things to do with the kids this Spring Break!

Yes! it’s Dereon’s Spring Break, he is excited and so am I. A whole week break from uniforms, early wake ups, and strict bed times. Last year for Spring Break we took a family road trip to Alabama to see our down south family. We stopped and visited all the states we drove through and Read More

My experience at the 2014 Black Women’s Expo

This time last weekend I was walking the aisles of the Black Women’s Expo and I had a wonderful time. I’ve met so many different empowered women and brands. The event was from Friday to Sunday at the McCormick Place. The place was full with celebrities, vendors, and freebies. This year the expo celebrated its Read More

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BMOA Night at the Chicago Bulls game

About two weeks ago the family and I headed to BMOA Night at the Chicago Bulls game. The Bulls VS. The Golden State Warriors. It’s was Dereon and Dionne’s first NBA game. We were able to sit courtside for the pregame warm up which was really cool because you see the players relaxed and in Read More