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8 Hot Mamas — & Successful Ladies — Doing Chicago Proud

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    Being a mom is hard work — but our favorite local ladies somehow manage to make it look easy. Which begs the question: How exactly do you balance motherhood and a thriving career?

    Here to help, eight accomplished Chicago mamas, including PR maven Monika Dixon; Brielle Buchberg, co-founder of Luxury Garage Sale; and Randolph Street Market founder Sally Schwartz. Not only do these inspiring women bring a lot to their families, they bring a lot to the community, too. So, how can you have it all? Their secrets to success, ahead.

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