Chicago mom on mission to end "snack mom" practice
3:08 PM - October 28
Marianne Walsh thinks we should stop injecting our kids with high fructose corn syrup after every game and get rid of the role of snack mom. Who's with her?
The best new apps to explore Chicago
5:18 PM - October 23
Explore the Windy City a new way with help from apps that serve up easy tours
Chicago Bear Matt Forte holds his daughter like a football, and it's the cutest thing ever
11:26 AM - September 6
Chicago Bear Matt Forte talks parenting, faith and football with Chicago Parent.
New meaning to opera in Chicago's Humboldt Park
11:49 AM - August 7
Say the word Opera-Matic and people might wonder if you know what you're talking about. The non-profit organization formed by artists use their art to contribute to the community, this time with a lullaby parade.
Chicago musician trades touring for motherhood
2:57 PM - August 6
Our Mom of the Month is Edie Carey, a Chicago musician who brought 13 years of nonstop touring to an end after son Luca was born.
Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Encounter great for a Chicago date
10:23 AM - July 29
Looking for a fun afternoon out with your spouse? The Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Encounter is a great place to ditch the kids.
Chicago Bears entertain families with annual festival
12:56 PM - July 23
Want a sneak peek at what's happening with the Chicago Bears, while still making sure your kids have a good time? Head to Soldier Field on Aug. 3 for the 2013 Comcast Bears Family Fest.
Chinatown's summer events a must for Chicago families
12:52 PM - July 11
Chinatown's summer fair and dragon boat races will have Chicago families feeling as if they traveled the globe to the Far East.
New healthy food options for families at Taste of Chicago 2013
12:44 PM - July 8
The Taste of Chicago is taking over Grant Park this week for the 33rd time. This year, families will see an increase in healthy food options and wellness activities.
Chicago area families see the perks in hosting minor league baseball players
10:27 AM - June 17
Local families open their homes to players on the Schaumburg Boomers.