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...

 

Community gardens a growing Chicago trend

Community gardens are sprouting up all over Chicago. Here's how to get your family involved. Read...

 

Suicide in the spotlight at annual Chicago conference

Annual conference wants to make a difference to those contemplating suicide and families impacted by suicide. Read...

 

Light up the dark: How Chicago parents can help combat human trafficking

Raising awareness about human trafficking is near and dear to Hyacynth. Join her in shedding light on a problem that shouldn't exist.  Read...

 

For the love of toddlers: Why Chicago moms love this stage

Toddlers can be a handful, but they are also loving, curious and oh so funny. Here are some of the reasons moms love them! Read...

 

Puppet bike pedals fun on Chicago streets

If you see a bike with a colorful, tiny theater attached to the back on the streets of Chicago, make sure you stop to watch the show. Read...

 

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

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

 

Pinners You Should Know: h.h. gregg

Pinterest is full of so many great ideas, but sometimes it's hard to decide who to follow. To help, Samantha begins a monthly series highlighting some unexpected pinners. Read...

 

Camp in a real tree house in southern Illinois

Camping in the new treehouses in Shawnee National Forest lets families camp without losing the luxuries. Read...

 
 

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