February 2013

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...

 

Ideas for healthy, fun school lunches for kids

Think kids won't eat salad for lunch? Or lunches should have 'kid food'? CP's nutrition expert dispels some myths about brown bag lunches. Read...

 

End toddler bedtime struggles: Tips from Chicago-area pediatrician

Bedtime can cause much stress and frustration for so many parents of toddlers. These pediatrician-recommended tips can help the process along.  Read...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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