Chicago mom makeover: How NOT to embarrass your kids in the carpool line

No mom's hopeless when it comes to looking put-together. A couple of Chicago stylists give some tips on creating your own updated mom look. Read...

 

Beyond PB&J: Two great ideas for your child's lunchbox

Start school lunches off right with these two simple recipes. Read...

 

Hidden gems of the Bristol Renaissance Faire

With just a few weeks left, we've got a few ideas on what to see at the Bristol Renaissance Faire before it closes Sept. 1. Read...

 

Advice on navigating middle school from a Chicago tween

Worrying about back-to-school? Shannan's tween daughter shares sound advice for new middle school students and their parents.  Read...

 

Expert answers questions on toddler and school tech

How do you stop guests from giving your toddler toys that revolve around technology? Sharon Cindrich Miller has some tips. Read...

 

Ideas to get organized for back to school

Back to school is a perfect time to get things a little better organized around the house. Pinterest is filled with storage ideas. Read...

 

Chicago mom on living with depression

With depression in the spotlight following the death of actor Robin Williams, Melissa takes time to speak out about the disease, which affects her and so many others.  Read...

 

Don't delay on hearing tests for babies and young children

Getting your child's hearing tested is vital to their speech and language development. Read...

 
 

What to look for in a great backpack as Chicago kids head to school

Backpacks aren't about the Ninja turtle on the front. Here's a guide to age-appropriate backpacks. Read...

 
 

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