Back-to-school countdown: Tips for a successful start to the school year

Set the tone for a good school year by easing kids back into school time routines.  Read...

 
 
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Chicago teen puts self-defense on back-to-school list

It's not on most students' lists, but one Chicago teen is recommending kids learn how to protect themselves. Read...

 

Summer of no fun: Chicago super mom hangs up her cape

She's used to being Super Mom, but this summer has gotten the best of her.  Read...

 

Celebrate National S'mores Day with this unique recipe

National S'mores Day is Sunday and you can make your kids squeal in delight with this recipe for the grill or campfire. Read...

 

Chicago mom’s pursuit of enrichment activities leaves son stuck

When Kathryn Rose decides her toddler's behind compared to the overscheduled tots around her, she puts her own education plan into action. Read...

 

5 things not to miss on the south side of Chicago

Chicago's south side doesn't get much publicity once you leave U.S. Cellular Field, but there's lots more to see besides baseball. Read...

 

Anniversary gift ideas for Chicago parents

As she celebrates 10 years of wedded bliss, Samantha Schultz turned to Pinterest for unique gift ideas. She found some great ones. Read...

 

Chicago mom celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Melissa never wanted to breastfeed past six weeks, and yet here she is, four children later, having logged four-and-a-half years of breastfeeding time.  Read...

 

Bow & Stern: A kid-friendly oyster bar in Chicago

Expand kids' palates, and enjoy a taste of the ocean, at this Chicago restaurant. Read...

 
 

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