What to do when you overdose on Chicago

Marianne Walsh, a junkie for a Chicago adventure, is changing things up for her boys this summer. They are feasting on all the South Side has to offer families. Read...

 

Summer bucket lists give Chicago kids goals to accomplish

Kids (and some parents) can see a lot of down time during the summer. Keep them focused on striving for goals by creating a summer bucket list! Read...

 

15 practical tips from Chicago teachers to avoid summer learning loss

Summer can be a time for fun, but it also means kids often forget a lot of what they've learned in school. We've got 15 tips from teachers to head off summer brain drain. Read...

 

Five uses for beer that do not involve getting tipsy

Beer lovers might gasp, but dumping that can of golden liquid on thing around the house can do wonders.  Read...

 

For Chicago Dad parenting means learning how to fall off a horse

Being a dad can mean galloping outside your comfort zone. Read...

 

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...

 

Easy tips to keep dad healthy

Eating well is the cornerstone of preventing disease and vitality. Jasmine shares some power foods that dads should eat to fight cancers, supercharge their energy and protect them from prostate cancer.  Read...

 

Chicago dad: The lies we tell our kids

Are we raising kids in a world full of lies? Yes we are, but Alan hopes to raise his kids with a kinder eye and impulse control. Read...

 
 

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