Author - Elizabeth Bushaw

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Elizabeth Bushaw has been an NPN member since 2011. She lives in Lincoln Park with her husband, three-year-old daughter, Ella, and one-year-old son, Jack. More than Milk is a mom community with a philanthropic focus, giving moms “more than milk” to talk about. We provide opportunities for moms to get together and support non-profit organizations, all without needing a babysitter. Together with each non-profit, we hope to inspire moms to make a difference and build a culture of giving in their families. How it works: Every two months we introduce you, our community of moms, to an inspirational non-profit organization. In working with each non-profit organization, we create easy and fun ways for you to get involved and make an impact with your kids by your side. Whether your kids are actively engaged or cooing in your stroller, they are experiencing philanthropy first hand.

Give Back, Family-Style!

It’s that time of year again. Your kids are bursting with enthusiasm for the holidays and their wish lists are growing longer by the commercial break. While this season often brings out the selfish side of our children, the timing has never been better for teaching them the importance of selflessness. Fortunately, Chicago families can participate in a variety of kid-friendly volunteer events this year. By helping others, your sometimes greedy little munchkins will learn the significance of...

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM by Elizabeth Bushaw

From conference calls to playdates: How to make a successful career change

I just started a new job, and my boss’s demands are outrageous. Today, when she disagreed with a decision I made, she collapsed in a fit of rage. It’s a good thing we’re related. I recently left my job to pursue life as a stay-at-home mom, and I’m realizing this new gig will be the most challenging career change of my life. Luckily, I can rely on aspects of the professional world to ensure a successful transition.

Apply the tools of the work place

Network: One of my first goals wa...

Posted on June 12, 2012 at 6:28 AM by Elizabeth Bushaw