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We spoke with Second City instructor Becca Barish about the comedy institution's Improv for Anxiety classes and Wellness Program Read more

De-stress

Whether you just bought your first plant on a whim or you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to bring one home, our tips from some of Chicago’s plant experts will help you navigate plant parenthood. Read more

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A land of saunas, Santa and smiles, discover five reasons why Finland is the happiest place on earth and should be on your must-visit destination list... Read more

Travel

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Ernest Hemingway once said, “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” To that, I add: If you aren’t sure if you’re in love, on vacation you’ll find out! Read more

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Stuck with how to manage your work and kids' summer schedules? Parenting expert Eirene Heidelberger shares her top five tips on how to sail through the summer in Chicago... Read more

De-stress

Chicago Foundation for Women is powering initiatives in Englewood to support women and girls to achieve economic security and build a better future for themselves and their families... Read more

Give Back

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Here's how to make the most of summer with your kids with these fun Chicago activities... Read more

Family

Shop local, support small businesses and pick up a truly original and chic wedding gift for your loved ones with our line-up of the six top Chicago women-run stores... Read more

Travel

For those of us who love plants and the way they bring our spaces to life, getting them back to our homes can be a challenge. Get more greenery in your life with our expert tips... Read more

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From flower arranging to calligraphy, cooking to cocktails, master your hosting skills with our list of the top classes in the Chicago area to help your dinner party be that bit extra... Read more

Culture

Summer travel can be expensive and crowded! Think outside the box and visit a destination in its off-peak period. Here's our line-up of top spots... Read more

Travel

Acne is external expression of an internal imbalance—medications and skin product can only go so far. Dr. Shayna E. Peter explores the internal factors that may be causing those breakouts. Read more

Health

As a gynecologist, the concept of “loving your body” takes on a slightly different perspective. Ok, a really different perspective. Discover Lauren Streicher MD's take... Read more

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The United States ranks dead last in industrialized nations for paid maternity leave. Discover four ways you can start to push for change in Illinois... Read more

Policy

Summer is the perfect time to bring on new love or to bring some sizzle to the relationship you already have. Bela Gandhi shares how to heat things up this summer... Read more

Love

How one woman embraced herself and built a company. Chris-tia Donaldson shares her story... Read more

How She Did It

As we celebrate Mothers’ Day, we take a look at a few things we think all the moms need to know about. Read more

Family

The month of June unmistakably reigns as the most popular month for weddings. Along with the event planning, consider gifting each other with relationship planning, too... Read more

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Get planning your day the way you want it with some handy tips and tricks from mom-motivator Eirene Heidelberger... Read more

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Kathy Chlan on motherhood and how to cope with the challenges of parenting... Read more

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