22q: Chicago family spreads the word about genetic disorder

Meet Cohen -- a little boy with a common genetic disorder that most people have never heard of -- and his family, who are determined to spread the word.  Read...

 

A Chicago mom's primer on being a parent to a child with special needs

What would you tell another parent with a newly diagnosed child with special needs? Cara Long tries to sum up what she has learned as a parent and liaison for children with special needs. Read...

 

Perspective, sanity and gratitude prove to be Chicago mom’s best weapons

Rebecca Hill refuses to have a pity party, even though some days it's an effort to not feel sorry for herself. Read...

 

Explore the colorful world of Dr. Seuss in Chicago

Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings Dr. Seuss to life with colorful sets, toe-tapping music and some great lessons for kids. Read...

 

Early detection and intervention are key in autism treatment

With as many as 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as autism’s high profile in the media, parents of small children are often concerned about whether the disorder may affect their families. Read...

 
 
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Chicago mom's secret affair with Javier

Marianne Walsh thought having all her boys in school would mean she'd get more done around the house. Instead, she found herself doing this. Read...

 

The best ice cream shops in Chicago to celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Satisfy your craving for cold ice cream treats at these Chicago hot spots.  Read...

 

The divine nature of Chicago football

When Marianne was growing up, Sunday was football day in her house, and few things took more precedence.  Read...

 

Love and music soar in The Goodman Theatre's "Brigadoon"

You're in for an enchanting evening of theater. Don't miss this exciting new take on the classic play. Read...

 
 

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