Common back-to-school illnesses: Strep throat

Adding to the stress of back to school time, parents frequently report more trips to the doctor for the treatment of three common illnesses: strep throat, pink eye and the common cold. Read...

 
 
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Chicago's Joe's Seafood treats kids like VIPs

There's nothing fishy about this restaurant that's great for families. Read...

 

Chicago kids need sleep: New study recommends later school start times

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a study finding that America’s tweens and teens are not getting sufficient sleep and they recommend moving back middle school and high school start times.  Read...

 

Chicago mom carpool: Down with the van

Melissa is a stay-at-home-mom turned SIVM, a stay-in-the-van-mom! Where's the auto pilot when you need it?  Read...

 

4 essential things parents can do to help kids be successful in school and life

Preparing kids for the great big world can be a daunting task. The staff at Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake has the perfect formula to prepare children for success in school and life.  Read...

 
 

Calling all Chicago girls! Why STEM matters to you

Local experts are working hard to get girls involved with science, technology, engineering and math at a young age. Resources to get started may be as close as your own backyard. Read...

 

Get moving: Studies show even brief activity ups focus and learning for kids

Want your kids to bring home better grades this year? Add a little physical activity to their day. Read...

 

Behind-the-scenes with Chicago Bears' Martellus Bennett

Go behind-the-scenes of our September cover shoot with Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett and his wife and daughter.  Read...

 
 

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