Chicago's best beaches

Twenty-six miles long with 31 beaches, the Chicago lakefront has a spot that should fit every family. Here are our favorite beaches, just in time for the warm weather.  Read...

 

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

Make Memorial Day about more than just a Monday off from school and work.  Read...

 

Lyric Opera's "The Sound of Music" star on being a mom in show business

Keely sat down with fellow mom and Broadway star Jenn Gambatese to get the scoop on her new role as Maria in the Lyric Opera's "The Sound of Music," and how she handles raising a kid while in show business.  Read...

 

Transitions: Chicago mom prepares to send firstborn off to college

Sara is preparing to send her firstborn off to college. It's a transition she knows must happen, but she's just not ready.  Read...

 

Warm sundae will beat back chills in Chiberia

Thrill your apple pie lovers with this super simple dessert that is sure to warm up a tummy. Read...

 

Chicago mom-approved must-haves

Some of the best recommendations parents get on products and services that make our lives easier, come from other parents. Charlotte shares three of her mommy must-haves.  Read...

 

Kalahari Resort: Best Wisconsin Dells waterpark for Chicago families

Wisconsin Dells is the "Waterpark capital of the world." So how do you know which waterpark is right for your family? Chrissy shares her family's favorite: Kalahari Resort. Read...

 

Date nights overrated? Chicago mom says yes.

When we think of date night, there is some pressure to make it big, special and over the top. Erin says it doesn't (always) have to be that way.  Read...

 

Five things friends and family can do after a special needs diagnosis

Your friend or family member just received a special needs diagnosis for their child. Your support is needed more than ever right about now. Read...

 
 

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