Category: Extras

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Celebration of Tables

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s 8th Annual Celebration of Tables. The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry serves about 30,000 people each year, 14,000 of who are children. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Pantry. Sightings for Summer by Lisa Enoch, Gatherings A Sustainable Soiree by Jennifer Umlauf & Christy Truitt, Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission Fresh OJ & Blueberry Pie with Grandma … Read More Celebration of Tables

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St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

Wishing you Shamrocks and Shenanigans throughout the day.   –How can you spot a jealous shamrock? It will be green with envy! –What do you call a big Irish spider? Paddy long legs! –Why do leprechauns prefer dollar bills to coins? Because they’re green! –Why did the leprechaun turn down a bowl of soup? Because he already had a pot of gold! –Why did … Read More St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

Education.com

We are excited to partner with education.com again! Sunshine makes flowers bloom with this word search. The fun can continue at Education.com where you will find more learning activities just like this for kids of all ages! More worksheets can be found at : https://www.education.com/worksheets/ela/

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Glancer Magazine Articles

We loved being a Guest Columnist for Glancer Magazine.  From summer learning loss to fall bucket lists we covered it all! Please click the links to read the articles.  5 Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss                                                             … Read More Glancer Magazine Articles

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India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

Glen Ellyn Moms Village recently interviewed India Hicks and Katie McDevitt for the February Issue of Glen Ellyn Living.  In conjunction with that interview, we decided to dig deeper into Katie’s experience as one of seven National Directors for the growing company. 1. How did you learn about India Hicks and what was going on in your life that made you want to take … Read More India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

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Share the Love!

Share the love Glen Ellyn Moms Style! We’ve put together a list of ideas to help you create memories your whole family will love! Love Bites! You can pre-order heart shaped bagels from Einstein through February 13th! Any flavor! These cute lil Chick Fil A- Mini sandwiches are perfect for the little nugget in your life! https://thechickenwire.chick-fil-a.com/Inside-Chick-fil-A/This-Valentines-Day-Chicken-is-the-New-Chocolate For the love of Pizza!! Giordano’s Heart … Read More Share the Love!

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The Joy of Puzzles

One of the best traditions I ever started with my family was choosing a puzzle to do over the long Christmas break. Every year we set up a puzzle in our favorite part of the house and slowly begin piecing it together. There is something about “escaping” the normal to do’s and mindlessly searching through an array of colors and patterns to find that … Read More The Joy of Puzzles

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Learning Made Fun!

Have you heard of education.com? They have thousands of teacher-crafted learning activities that sync up with your child’s school year plus they empower parents so each child’s needs and potential can take center stage.  It’s an amazing site! A New Year is coming and it’s time to celebrate while we practice our reading skills with this fun word search. The count down is on, … Read More Learning Made Fun!

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2018 Gift & Guide

2018 Gift & Idea Guide We have teamed up with some of our favorite local boutiques and businesses to give you the ultimate gift and idea guide.  Each week we will be sharing with you a gift and a family fun idea that will for sure get you in the holiday spirit.  There is something special about shopping local and supporting our community. GIFT … Read More 2018 Gift & Guide

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Believe in Yourself

Parenting is no small task. There are many times when the days seems insurmountable. Like it might be better to just fall down and let the kids run all over you. Trust me there are many times I’ve let that happen. But I take small steps and try to remember that no matter how big the challenge I want to show my boys that … Read More Believe in Yourself

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Peonies 101

Who doesn’t love this time of year when the peonies are in full bloom, the temperatures climb and summer is peaking around the corner.  Peonies are a staple for backyard gardeners but from what I’ve learned they’re not so easy to get started.  Here are a few tips to help get these colorful blooms in your garden.  Peonies are hearty plants that do great … Read More Peonies 101

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Favorite IG Photos

Instagram is one of our favorite places to share about life in the Chicago suburbs!