Back-to-school sayings: 21 things Chicago parents aren't ready to hear

Whether they're eight or 18, kids say the darndest things when they head back to school.  Read...

 

Meals, chores, kids, oh my! How to use Pinterest to get organized

Back to school time is the perfect time to also get your home organized. Read...

 

7 ways to help your child with special needs start the school year on a positive note

Writer Gillian Marchenko shares some tips for a successful school year with your special needs child. Read...

 

Chicago mom wants to be a yes mom

How often do you say no to your kids in a day? Melissa is determined to change her ways. Read...

 

What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead

For preschoolers, being ready for school isn't really about the academics. Read...

 

Illinois parents and some teachers struggle with national Common Core Standards

What exactly is common core and is it making your child's education better or worse? Read...

 

What happens when a family goes without technology for a day?

Christopher Garlington forewarned his wife and kids the Internet would be down for a day. That didn't stop the hysteria that ensued. Read...

 

Chicago Parent's picks on best back-to-school products

There's still time to pick up a few last-minute back-to-school items that can add a little fun to your child's day. Read...

 

Have brunch on the top of the world at Chicago's Signature Room

Enjoy the food and the view on the 95th floor of the Hancock Center. Read...

 
 

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