ChiTown Parent

Listen to Your Mother, Chicago!

Fifteen Chicago area women will share essays on motherhood at annual event May 4 in Chicago. Gather up your gal pals and make a fun afternoon of it. Read...

 

Five ways to reinvigorate your search for a school in Chicago

For Chicago's young families, admissions season is a flurry of dates, deadlines, research and introspection. The beginning of the process feels exciting and enlightening as families explore the plethora of options that exist in our city, both public and private Read...

 

The (mostly) un-programmed summer in Chicago

As the school year winds down, Chicago mom Amy Bizzarri is thinking about ways to make the most of her summer with her family. Have you started planning yet? Read...

 

One CPS mom's response to the announced Chicago school closings

This has been the most depressing spring break ever. My son's school is closing. Read...

 

Today is World Down Syndrome Day

Chicago parents are celebrating their special children today and one Chicago mom sends a shout out to one very special difference maker. Don't miss the amazing video at the end. Read...

 

When no one can pronounce your child's name

As parents who put time & love into choosing a child's name, do we laugh or wince when their name is mispronounced? Read...

 

Chicago Park District registration day success

What makes some city moms happy? Getting the classes they want when the park district opens online registration. Read...

 

Winter in Chicago: Please, Phil, be right

Heather Earnhart kicks off the return of our ChiTown Parent blog, a compiliation of thoughts from city parents living the dream. Read...

 

A Chicago Public Schools strike then and now

One mom's take on the CPS strike and what's at stake. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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