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...

 

A 21st century Chicago parent's guide to listening to music

Spotify killed the radio star and other developments since you've become a grownup and started listening only to potty songs. Read...

 

Overprotecting kids in Chicago: Helpful or harmful?

The idea of having an eye on our kids 24/7 is appealing to many parents, but is it really the best thing for them?  Read...

 

Why probiotics is a must during pregnancy and beyond

Research is finding a positive connection between pregnant women who use probiotics and their baby's health. Read...

 

One of Chicago's top restaurateurs is leading gluten-free efforts

Carlyn Berghoff, a leading Chicago restaurateur, has written a gluten-free cookbook to help others like her daughter, who suffer from celiac disease. Read...

 

The Chop Shop in Chicago welcomes families

The recently opened The Chop Shop and 1st Ward Events offers the community a butcher shop, lunch spot, a bar to grab a drink or a restaurant for a delicious meal. And it's a welcoming place for families. 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...

 
 

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