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My story from HuffingtonPost.com I took a five-year hiatus from working out. Not because I wanted to. But because I got sucked into the vortex of motherhood. Between diapers, meal preparation, organizing kid activities and keeping up with my own career, my needs fell to the...

Home rentals are an attractive option for a traveling family. That is, when the property matches the images on the internet. Having had a recent bait and switch in Provence where a dilapidated farm house had been substituted for the “villa” I had rented, the...

GABBING GOLDEN GLOBES ON CNN SHOWBIZ TONIGHT It was such fun to dish about the fashion and highlights of the 71st Golden Globes 2014 with AJ Hammer, Megan Alexander and Nischelle Turner. Here's the video: CNN Showbiz Tonight - Amy Tara Koch - Golden Globes - Pt...

These four words will make any parent cringe while traveling with kids in tow. If you’re headed out to visit family or friends over the holidays, avoid the backseat interrogation by making sure you’re prepared. “It’s all about packing like a pro; bring everything you’re going...

BREAKING NEWS: I am taking over Travel & Leisure’s Instagram and Twitter feed over the Holidays! My task? To create a docu-diary of my family trip to Miami spotlighting what to see, do, eat and experience in this South Florida paradise. A Miami native, I have...

ATK spotlights what to do in Chicago with kids for Four Seasons Magazine Parks, culture, history, sports and a culinary scene that runs the gamut from old-fashioned hot dog stands to haute Michelin-starred cuisine—Chicago has no shortage of activities. If you’re looking for the kid-friendly variety,...

Decisions are draining. And moms make them every moment of every day. Busy moms can create a big style statement with a small but mighty wardrobe of “power basics” that can be mixed and matched.  A “uniform “ of reliable tops, dresses and bottoms that...

Last week, I was delighted to serve as a style expert on the new Steve Harvey Show. The topic? Tween Fashion Emergencies. The producers canvassed the country and found three moms that were unhappy with the way their children were dressing. We had a tomboy,...

WATCH AMY DISHING EMMY FASHION WITH KEVIN AEH ON WINDY CITY LIVE The Emmys are the superbowl of fashion. And, this year did not disappoint. Jimmy Kimmel was a hoot. And, the fashion was fabulous. I had a blast dishing this morning on ABC Chicago WINDY...