Cuddly beats cooking in Chicago mom's house

Marianne Walsh finds an old research study gives her new insight into her role as the terrycloth monkey mother to her boys. Read...

 

Tips on dealing with seasonal allergies

Fall in northern Illinois can be a glorious time. But for children who suffer from seasonal allergies, fall fun can come at a pretty miserable price. Read...

 
 
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Nurse-shaming: Chicago dad responds to breastfeeding blog post

A simple opinion or nurse-shaming? A fellow Chicago dad responds to recent blog post, "Cover up: A Chicago dad's feelings on open air breastfeeding." Read...

 

Beyond Indy: Chicago family visits Hamilton County, Indiana

A half and hour North of the Racing capital of the world is a surprisingly fun getaway for Chicago families.  Read...

 

Back to school prep classes made easy for Chicago kids

Writer and mom Sara Fisher has some fun ideas on how to get kids back in the learning mode. Read...

 

My tween is taller than I am: What Chicago parents need to know about growth spurts

All the extra eating and sleeping your tween is doing could be because a major growth spurt is on the way.  Read...

 

3 great picks for Chicago family fun

From Jelly Bean art to counting freckles, there's lots to do this month. Read...

 

Chicago-area cheerleaders host ice-cream fundraiser

Looking professional is key to representing the Norridge and Harwood Heights communities, so come out and help the Ridgewood HIgh School Rebels raise money for new uniforms.  Read...

 

How to create an ocean in a bottle

Use simple items from around the house to create an ocean in a bottle. Read...

 
 

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