About Cindy Richards

Cindy Richards is a Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist who serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the TravelingMom LLC companies, TravelingMom.com, TravelingDad.com and SheBuysCars.com. She has been a reporter, editor and columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune, an editor at Chicago Parent and Catalyst Chicago and an instructor in the graduate school at Northwestern's prestigious Medill School of Journalism. She also is the mom of two terrific kids who complained constantly about riding in the back of her favorite car, a Saab 9-3 convertible. She gave in and traded it in for an SUV. Now that the kids are grown and have licenses of their own, they pine for that hot convertible.

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A Girls Guide To Cars | Used: 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: A 7-Passenger Suv Made For The Road - Sbc Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review 7 Passenger Suv Front 800X541
May 9, 2022
A bird’s eye view camera, Toyota safety package and cool creature comforts make the 7 passenger SUV 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a great family car.
2018 Honda Odyssey Might Be The Best Road Trip Car Ever.
May 3, 2022
From a camera that shows you the back seat to a vacuum that cleans the crumbs, 10 reasons the 2018 Honda Odyssey might be the best road trip car ever.
Teen Drivers
March 1, 2022
Teen drivers can be bossy, infuriating and surprising. Here’s what 9 moms learned when their kids started driving (including that they still need us).
Mazda Mx 5 Is A Cool Sports Car At A Hot Price.
February 18, 2022
The Mazda MX 5 is So. Much. Fun. To. Drive. You can buy this hot little sports car for around $30,000 — the stripped down model is less than $25,000!
9 Things Beginners Should Know Before Taking Track Driving Lessons
July 31, 2021
Think race track driving lessons aren’t for you? Think again. But before you go, read these 9 lessons learned by fellow beginner.
9 Audio Books For Fall Road Trip
July 30, 2021
Learn why it’s important to pack light, how to keep the car clean and organized and what your emergency kit should contain. And enter to win a suitcase!
Overheated Car
June 14, 2021
These 7 summer car care tips will help you and your car keep cool. Feeling the heat? So is your car. These tips will help beat the heat!
How To Potty Training
May 14, 2021
It’s tough enough to know how to potty train at home. Throw in a vacation or road trip and things can get really complicated. We’ve got you covered.
Road-Tripping In The Lincoln Mkc.
April 17, 2021
Don’t just sit on your butt in the car – clench it.It’s just one way to exercise in the car so you arrive at your destination refreshed.
Summer Road Trips
April 10, 2021
Get road trip ready with this 12-point checklist before starting your summer road trip. Some things you can do, some need a mechanic.