Chicago mom: How to cope when your ex has the kids on a holiday
By | Shannan Younger
12:46 PM - November 22
Most of us can't imagine being away from our kids during the holidays. But it's the reality for many parents who are separated or divorced. One Chicago mom shares the different ways she copes.
Chicago family volunteers at a hen house
By Kate Hall | Kate Hall
10:06 AM - November 21
Volunteering at a hen house - collecting, counting and candling eggs - has proved to be a fun learning experience for Kate and her kids.
Chicago housing market: Are you fit to buy?
By | Keely Flynn
12:31 PM - November 20
Homeownership isn't for everyone. In fact, in today's market, more and more people are realizing they should have stuck to renting.
Chicago mom heads to Chicago Toy & Game Fair to get the real scoop on toys
By Marianne Walsh | Failing With Gusto
9:35 AM - November 20
One mom is on the hunt for the latest and greatest toys and games. She's sure she'll find them this weekend. The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is open to the public, so you can, too.
Body image and a Chicago yoga mom
By | Ups and Downs of a Yoga Mom
3:36 PM - November 19
Yoga teacher and Chicago mom Beth has been a proud supporter of luxury sportswear brand Lululemon for years, but the company founder's negative comments on women's bodies may have put her off for good.
Chicago travels: More than shopping at the Mall of America
By | O...The Places We Go
10:20 AM - November 19
Just about six hours away from Chicago is a one-stop family shop of epic proportions. With an aquarium, amusement park and more stores and restaurants than you've probably ever seen in one place, the Mall of America is a can't miss destination.
Mary Poppins strikes right chord with Chicago mom
By | Alma Klein
9:48 AM - November 19
Alma Klein loves exposing her daughter's to Chicago's musical theater scene. The trio headed to Lincolnshire to discover Mary Poppins.
Feel the urge to potty train? Hold it in
By White Dad Problems | White Dad Problems
5:25 PM - November 18
One of the dads is facing down potty training and is thinking about just saying no. Find out why.
Thanksgiving and Thanksgivukkah themed music for Chicago families
By | The Rock Father
3:25 PM - November 18
Family-friendly holiday tunes hand-picked by The Rock Father!