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.
Think ancient myths are boring? You'd better think again. SPARK re-imagines the myths of Prometheus and Pandora, setting them in a fractured futuristic world - more "Divergent" than Dante. Two Chicago Parent readers will win a family five-pack to opening night of the show (4 p.m. April 12), which includes a post-show food, drink and game reception, at the Vittum Theater.
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:
There's never a good time to recall candy, but odds are a week before Halloween is an especially bad time. Nestlé is recalling two batches of Raisinet Fun Paks - those are the 10-oz. bags especially popular for trick-or-treaters - because of a possible peanut contamination. Read more ...