Wanted: Critical thinkers – Four things your child needs to know

The latest research from the National Center for Education Statistics reveals high school seniors are lacking in critical thinking skills. Practical Learning Online works to teach students these important skills they need. Read...

 
 

Making lemonade for childhood cancer

Set up a lemonade stand and let your kids get started helping others. Read...

 

Play brain games with the help of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

Put a little science in your summer with the help of MSI. Read...

 

Stylish kids: Chicago-based shops for quality children's apparel

Once your kids stop outgrowing clothes so quickly, the hunt is on for quality pieces that will last. Charlotte shares her favorite Chicago shops. Read...

 

Do Chicago moms need gold stars for parenting well done?

Marianne Walsh doesn't expect praise or rewards for her day-to-day parenting. How about you? Read...

 

New food labels will help families make healthier choices

New labels will make it easier for shoppers to identify what's in food before they buy. Read...

 

Chicago families can spend a day as super-sleuths at The Art Institute

Have a little Sherlock Holmes in the family? Try out a scavenger hunt at Watson Adventures. Read...

 

Chicago dad isn't ready to see the next 1,455 days disappear

The reality of being a parent didn’t hit David until 5,332 days ago. Now he realizes time is slipping away much too quickly. Read...

 

How Chicago kids can avoid summer brain drain

What are you doing to avoid the dreaded brain drain this summer? Erin has some suggestions.  Read...

 
 

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