Author Archive | Courtney Eastman

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Please, Don’t Talk Politics In Front of My Child!

Last fall, my first grader had his first brush with politics during a mock election that his school put on for the 2016 presidential election. He was so excited! I thought it would be fun, too. Interactive learning is always the best: what better way to teach kids how the American democratic system works than by actually showing […]

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Bloom: New + Expecting Mom Event Recap!

Bloom! Were you in attendance at our new + expecting mom event at the end of May? We had such an amazing time! Over 100 new and soon-to-be mamas joined us at the lovely Captain’s Club at Woodfield for a night of food, fun, pampering, information, friendship and more! Bloom is an annual event that we […]

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YMCA Camp Copneconic: Your Summer Adventure Awaits!

Campfires. Friendships. Fun. Adventures. Swimming. New experiences. Memories in the making. In other words: Summer Camp! How many of us as adults can recall the wonderful memories of our summer camp experiences? For me, it was an overnight camp. It was an amazing two-week adventure that I will never forget, where I made friendships to […]

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Stronger + Softer Hair with Eva NYC Clean It Up Shampoo + Soften Up Conditioner!

*This post is sponsored by Eva NYC. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. I love reviewing new products, and was thrilled when Eva NYC gave us the chance to try out their Clean It Up Shampoo and Soften Up Conditioner. As a bonus, Eva NYC products are available nationwide at one of my favorite stores: Costco! I’ll be honest, […]

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Bloom :: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

We are thrilled to present Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms on May 25, 2017 at the lovely Captain's Club at Woodfield from 6pm - 9pm. Bloom is specifically for women who are currently expecting, thinking about trying or who have had a baby in the past year. It doesn't matter if you're on your first [...]
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I “Failed” at Spring Break, and It’s Been Amazing!

Spring Break. Many families associate Spring Break with traveling, beaches, sand, relaxation, and family fun. In other words: VACATION. My family of five has been on the Spring Break vacation bandwagon every year. It’s been a tradition of ours to make the nearly 24 hour drive to Florida in our well-stocked minivan. Snacks, drinks, dvds, tablets, new books, the […]

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Sloan Museum’s Titanic Exhibit: Perfect for Little History Buffs

Captain Edward John Smith, the seasoned captain of the infamous and ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic spoke these famous words: “I cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder. I cannot conceive of any vital disaster happening to this vessel. Modern ship building has gone beyond that.” I’ve always been fascinated by the story […]

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