June 2013

3 common potty troubles for kids

Anxiety, worry, guilt. All of these feelings are associated with potty troubles, for both kids and their parents. There are ideas to help.  Read...

 
 
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Exploring Edgebrook: Chicago neighborhood perfect for a winter day out

Family favorite stops for a winter day out in a quaint neighborhood on the far northwest side of the city. Read...

 

5 at-home services for busy Chicago parents

Do you ever wish you you could wave a wand and get everything done that you needed to do? These at-home services are the closest things to having a real-life Fairy Godmother. Read...

 

Shakespeare for Chicago kids: Lions in Illyria marvels

Lifeline Theater's rendition of Lions in Illyria is a great introduction for kids to the works of Shakespeare.  Read...

 

Mi Sol Academy’s playground expands students’ minds and imaginations

Play is the work of the child. At Mi Sol Academy in Orland Park, play, and more specifically the unique playground,is at the heart of many of their academic teachings. Read...

 
 
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New song hopes to spread awareness for disabilities

Two Central Illinois sisters have created a song for the Changing the Face of Beauty campaign to help convince businesses to include people with disabilities in their advertising. The campaign hopes get commitments from at least 15 retailers this year. Read...

 

Sneak peak: The Lincoln Park Zoo snow monkeys

There’s no monkey like a snow monkey. Check out this sneak peak into the new exhibit at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Read...

 

Chicago weekend events for kids

There's a lot going on in this world-class city we live in, and the options can be overwhelming. Here are our our not-to-miss events this weekend. Read...

 

School physical therapists invent standing desk

Two women have teamed up to help kids with ADHD and other special needs feel more comfortable in their classrooms. Read...

 
 










 
 
 
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