The importance of living in the moment

As parents, we tend to live in the past and worry about the future, while completely forgetting about the present. Start making memories with your kids today, right now.  Read...

 

Talking to your child about Chicago baseball

Being a baseball fan in Chicago is an exercise in masochism. And hating the Cubs or the White Sox is probably the only acceptable dogmatic hatred one can pass on to your kids without feeling guilty.  Read...

 

Planning a Disney vacation for Chicago families with toddlers

Walt Disney World is just as magical as you imagine it to be. And now it’s easier than ever to plan the perfect visit for your family. Read...

 

How to get your new baby to sleep, so you can too

The adrenaline from the excitement of having a new baby starts to dwindle after about a month, and that's when sleep depravation quickly gets old and tired.  Read...

 
 
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Pennsylvania's Crayola factory: The perfect destination for Chicago families

Show kids where their favorite creative tool is made, while also enjoying all the activities at the Crayola Experience. Read...

 

Five Chicagoland spots to fuel your child’s love of nature and the outdoors

5 great places to get your kids outside this summer. Read...

 

The four most energetic animals for Chicago families to see at Brookfield Zoo

Looking to add some excitement to your family trip to the zoo? We searched out the four animals you don't want to miss. Read...

 

Transitions: Inexperienced Chicago mom finally comes into her own at son's graduation

Sara was the young, inexperienced mom when her son first started school. Fast-forward years later, to his high school graduation, and she feels she's finally arrived.  Read...

 

The Goodman Theatre's "Brigadoon" actress talks Chicago theater and motherhood

"Brigadoon" star, Chicago actress Jennie Sophia, talks theatre, how motherhood changes everything, and how riding the L almost induced labor.  Read...

 
 

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