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...

 

How to raise a bookworm in Chicago

Jackie Berger is a book reader and is raising her boys to be readers, too. Read...

 

Loving Lucy: A Chicago mom’s adventures in owning a pet

Kari and her family are living one very special fish tale. Read...

 

New Chicago Sports Museum is a can't-miss for sports-loving families

For a city that lives and breathes sports, the Chicago Sports Museum is a wonderful tribute to our many hometown legends. Read...

 

Chicago area mom wants to prevent Alzheimer’s in people with Down syndrome

Margie Doyle is a mom on a mission. With the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation, she wants to help the 6 million people with Down syndrome. Read...

 

Chicago photography 101: How to get the best photos of your kids

Your camera's "Auto" setting can only do so much. Justina teaches you the basic camera functions you must know in order to achieve the best photos of your kids.  Read...

 

A fun spin on Taco Night

Our kids love taco night. This week, Mandy shares a recipe that will add a little different twist. Enjoy! Read...

 

Four places for authentic Mexican food in Chicago

Writer Kristy MacKaben takes her family on a search for the best Mexican food in Chicago. Here are four of her faves. Read...

 
 

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