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Gymboree Hiring Part-time Instructors

  Gymboree Play & Music in Orland Hills is looking for part-time instructors. (15-20 hrs/week; 10-$14/hr based on experience) Are you a… -Playful individual who enjoys working with children and adults? -Energetic stay-at-home Mom? -Studying early childhood education? Drama Major … Continue reading

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So Not My First First Day

This morning I said goodbye to my almost adults on their first day of school. I didn’t make any lunches, tie any shoes, pack any snacks, label any supplies or dry any tears. I didn’t pick out an outfit, fill … Continue reading

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Parents of Sandburg Freshmen-Top 10 things you need to know

  It can be an exciting(and stressful) time in our lives, sending our eldest off to a new school to embark on the next level of their educational careers. That was me three years ago (and two years ago, and … Continue reading

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One Step Closer to Downtown OP’s University of Chicago Medical Center!

  I, for one, cannot be more excited about the plans to bring University of Chicago quality medical care to Orland Park.  I have, for years, traveled to the UC hospital in Hyde Park and various outpatient centers in other … Continue reading

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Lowdown on the TTT (Text Talk Translation)

Originally posted on Orland Park Mom:
So you happen across your kid’s cell phone and happen to browse through the text messages sent and received.  You think you are all slick until, what the…… It is written in some sort of…

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Happy Mother’s Day?

I know I am supposed to smile appreciatively as I receive all of the “Happy Mother’s Day!” greetings this weekend, and I do.  Don’t get me wrong, I love being a Mommy and nothing in the world means more to … Continue reading

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Homemade Shamrock Shakes

I am embarrassed to admit how many shamrock shakes I consume during this time of year.  I can’t help it, I love the things and nothing hits the spot after a busy day like a trip through the drive thru … Continue reading

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Words to live by

  Last night I attended what was the last School Board meeting for some, and first for other newly elected members of the board.   The community seems very hopeful for what will come due to the swearing-in of the … Continue reading

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Happy Kids Back at School Day!!!

Spring break was interesting, the family stayed around home and we spent LOTS of time together.  What started out as relaxation quickly turned to annihilation as the kids turned on each other within days and began what I have come … Continue reading

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The Bridge Debuts Saturday Nights for 10th-12th Graders!

Is your 10th-12th grade child looking for something to do tonight? Tonight, join the folks at the Bridge Teen Center at 7:30 pm for the first Saturday Night in Bridge history exclusively for 10th-12th grade students! Enjoy live music from The … Continue reading

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