Do you suffer from "Mommy or Daddy Brain?" Dr. Smith's knows that parents have a lot to balance - but dealing with diaper rash should be one less stress. Read more from Chicago moms and dads about how they handle mommy/daddy brain.
Santa Claus is coming to town! Families can have the chance to meet St. Nick, plus enjoy a breakfast buffet and have unlimited access to Odyssey Fun World's attractions, including the Roller Coaster, Ferris Wheel, Bumper Cars, Exploration Adventure, Laser Tag and the newly updated Gamer's Lounge. One Chicago Parent reader will win a family five-pack to the event, 8 a.m. Dec. 15 in Tinley Park.
There may be no other job that comes with as complete a makeover
of the physical objects in your life than parenting. You buy stuff
for your kids to sleep on, eat with, play with, look adorable in,
throw up, grow out of, and -- every parent's favorite -- ignore and
play instead with the box it came in.
But it seems every day there's a new warning about
safety. In this blog, the Chicago parent staff will be
monitoring government recalls, manufacturer announcements, and yes,
tips from you, from real parents about safety concerns. Every
Friday, we'll post the week's recalls and other safety concerns
5 hidden household hazards:
Read or listen to the podcast:
This week's kid product recalls include children's cold medicine and the latest recall of drop-side cribs. See the Safety Pins blog for more updates in kid safety, including past recalls. Read more ...