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...

 

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

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

 

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...

 

Families can enjoy a day at the races at the Chicagoland Speedway

Start your engines! It's time to hit the track and see some live-action racing fun in Joliet. Read...

 
 

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