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...

 

Simple, low-cost ways to enjoy spring in Chicago

Chicago is a wonderful city to explore but some activities can add up quickly. Balance them with low cost options to really get the most out of every day.  Read...

 

Spring has sprung in Chicago: Bring on the itch

For Tracy, the first signs of eczema and allergies, an all too common occurrence in kids these days, means spring has sprung. Read...

 

Chicago mom: 25 things I can't do when my kids are awake

The time between 7:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. is important to Rebecca. It's the only time during her day when she can get anything done! Read...

 

The times are changing: Chicago mom learns to adapt

As her kids get older, Erin is realizing she must adapt and evolve to their language and behavior right along with them. Read...

 

Every day is dress-up day for one Chicago family

White Dad Problems co-host Matt Rocco usually pulls on a skirt and wings before his first cup of coffee.  Read...

 

Why one Chicago dad is throwing out his bath loofah

Prepared to be grossed out about what you might be using on your face and body. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Navigating the world of play dates

What is the correct protocol for your kid's play date? Jackie Berger ponders whether surveillance (and a beef sandwich) might be required at some point. Read...

 
 

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