Video: Getting Your Kids Back To Sleep

We hooked up with Heather and Drew on WCIA 3's ciLiving during their "Dream Week," to share our tips and tricks for getting the kids back to sleep after a bout with nightmares -- or a January thunderstorm! … [Read more...]

Kid Movie Critic: The Lion King 3D

Editor's Note: We're thrilled to introduce you to our newest contributor, 8-year-old movie critic Ricky Wilberg (with an assist from his mom and driver, Danielle). Watch out, Ebert!   by Danielle Wilberg As a busy mom with two active kids, one of our favorite pastimes is to go to the movies.  It gives our family a reason to slow down and while we haven’t … [Read more...]

Video: Is Being A Mom Like Being In High School?

We talked about friendships between moms with our friends Jennifer Ketchmark and Dave Benton from WCFN-49 this week, and how it can be a challenge sometimes to make or maintain friendships when you become a parent. Like contributor Rachael McMillian, we've experienced a bump or two in the road when it comes to our mom friends. Have you? … [Read more...]

Chambanamoms Talk Keeping the Family Active in Winter on WCFN

The new year has passed, and everyone is still abuzz about resolutions and goals. In our appearance Tuesday, Jan. 4 on the WCIA 3 News at 7 on WCFN 49, we discussed not only how to keep fit in the new year - but ways to keep the entire family active regardless of the weather outside. If your kids are anything like ours, they need to get their energy out in a productive way -- … [Read more...]

Downtown Champaign Stars in State Farm PSA

Some of you might recognize the sights in this latest Public Service Announcement from State Farm about not texting and driving. Our very own downtown Champaign corridor is featured -- the alley behind Pekara Bakery and Aroma Cafe, as well as the storefronts of Blind Pig Brewery, Jane Addams Book Shop and Christopher's Fine Jewelry can be noted. The shoot took place on Sept. … [Read more...]