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August 2016 Magazine

Jaime Migdal is the CEO and founder of FetchFind, a resource for everything pets. Read more

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You can reduce the risk of having your business fail with the first 5 years by incorporating proven risk management tactics into your business strategy. Read more

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A makeup pro like Andrea Samuels needs to have an arsenal of a few go-to things in her kit. Here are ten she always has on set. Read more

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When it comes to beauty, shopping local doesn’t always mean heading to Macy’s on State Street. Chicago is home to several unique beauty lines that offer everything from exfoliating scrubs to roll-on scents and toners founded by Chicago women. Read more

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Teaching your kids how to be money savvy should start early on. Here, wealth advisor Laurie Barry shares her tips on how you can help your kids be responsible money savers and spenders by educating them early on. Read more

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Q&A with Marta Kenar, Founder + Director MCP Rescue and Outreach Read more

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A collection of the best salons, spas, and services in the city from PrettyQuick Read more

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The desire to eat and drink healthily continues to gain momentum. This includes interest in natural, organic, and biodynamic wines. But how is one different from the other? Read more

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As the founder of the Law Offices of Reem Odeh, Odeh serves as an important voice for the Arab-American community. The attorney and mother of three works on behalf of immigrants who wish to make Chicago home. Read more

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Kris Kasperek

The woman at the helm of one of the city’s most beloved institutions talks to Chicago Woman about what it really takes to be a successful scientist, why she loves her job, and why space exploration will continue to be important in our everyday lives. Read more

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This is not going to be a shocking statement: No one likes to fail. We’re all born to excel and be good at something—most of us would likely admit that we want to be on the winning side of life. But failing teaches us so much more than winning. Read more

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Any parent can tell you that navigating the vast education landscape of the city can be daunting, regardless of their grade level. We talk to experts at every stage of development to learn more about options that Chicago has to offer its children. Read more

, Taste Makers

Make a statement without being loud. Paula Rodriguez of Paula Interiors shows you how to express yourself in soft tones and layer with luxe textures to create a clean, modern space. Read more

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Susan Rothman shares what she always has on-hand for her busy active life as owner of Pure Barre West Loop. Read more

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On a subconscious level, women also have a "care network" they worry about. A handful of people whom we feel some sort of responsibility to, whether it be financially or emotionally. Read more

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Ever wondered what you are apart from a mother to your kids and failed to articulate it? Welcome to Ida Musoni's The Mommalogues Podcast, where mommies figure it out. Read more

Style + Trends

Sure, you can rush out to a big box store and stock up on the same boring school supplies you buy every year. To shake things up a bit, we suggest you check out our edit of cool stuff that kids actually want throw into their backpacks. Read more

Family + Kids

Whether you are an entrepreneur in a business you know well or working in a career that is completely out of your comfort-zone, having a mentor in your profession will come in handy for years to come. Read more

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Looking for a triumphant book to read this summer? Check out "Escape From Nigeria: A Memoir of Love, Faith and War" by Maudlyne Ihejirika and her mother, Angelina Ihejirika. Read more

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Use these products to keep your skin glowing. Read more

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