Fresh: Foster Family

Four local partners have collaborated to open Foster Dance Studios.   They are: Artistic Director Ronn Stewart, a Joffrey teacher and longtime dancer; Sarah Goldstone, a Juilliard grad and a Chicago dancer; along with Kathryn Ebert of Evanston and Sally H. Turner of Wilmette. The studio will offer a wide variety of classes for all […]

6 Reasons Why Women Cheat

Lately, the news has been filled with stories of men cheating on their wives, but what you don’t hear about in the news is women who have affairs. According to our sources, women who cheat are not as uncommon as you might think. But, unlike men, women in long-term relationships aren’t usually straying because of […]

Sports Bras for Your Active Life

Arguably the most important piece of sports equipment is … your sports bra! Active women need good support to prevent sagging or pain. During exercise, your girls move up and down, side to side, and in and out. Today’s sports bras offer great fabrics and fits for all shapes, sizes and activities. Proper Fit According […]

Beautiful Branca’s Classic Interiors

Alessandra Branca’s lush, textured interiors have been featured in many publications, including House Beautiful, Elle Decor and House & Garden. Never content to rest on her laurels, in 2008, Alessandra opened her Gold Coast boutique, Branca, where she makes available the kind of one-of-a-kind pieces that have graced her projects, and in 2009, she published […]

Is Disney Princess Culture Bad for Our Daughters?

We all want our daughters to feel like princesses, but do we really want them constantly asking themselves, “Who is the fairest of them all?”   From a very young age, girls learn to define themselves from the outside in, and a large body of research suggests that our culture’s emphasis on physical beauty is […]