October 2013

Chicago's Joe's Seafood treats kids like VIPs

There's nothing fishy about this restaurant that's great for families. Read...

 

Chicago kids can use math skills with yummy cookies

Make math fun by having the kids do all the measuring in this yummy recipe this weekend. Read...

 

Chicago kids need sleep: New study recommends later school start times

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a study finding that America’s tweens and teens are not getting sufficient sleep and they recommend moving back middle school and high school start times.  Read...

 
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4 essential things parents can do to help kids be successful in school and life

Preparing kids for the great big world can be a daunting task. The staff at Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake has the perfect formula to prepare children for success in school and life.  Read...

 
 

Chicago mom carpool: Down with the van

Melissa is a stay-at-home-mom turned SIVM, a stay-in-the-van-mom! Where's the auto pilot when you need it?  Read...

 

Celebrate getting back to school with yummy desserts

Greet the kids after a hard day at school with a treat to beat all treats. Samantha Schultz has found several kid-approved ideas for you to try. Read...

 

Chicago dad prepares for the first day of school

The first day of school is bittersweet. It brings all kinds of fears, but also hopes for the future.  Read...

 

Calling all Chicago girls! Why STEM matters to you

Local experts are working hard to get girls involved with science, technology, engineering and math at a young age. Resources to get started may be as close as your own backyard. Read...

 

Get moving: Studies show even brief activity ups focus and learning for kids

Want your kids to bring home better grades this year? Add a little physical activity to their day. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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