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.
Honey Bee Expo at Morton Arboretum
2:28 PM - September 4
On Sept. 7-8, Morton Arboretum will host the Honey Bee Expo featuring a family bee hike, a beehive tour and a celebration of Happy Bee-Day in the Children's Garden.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Pilsen
12:01 PM - October 2
As the The Day of the Dead draws near, plan a family visit to this southern Chicago neighborhood.
Behind the scenes video from our October photo shoot
2:04 PM - September 28
Take a peek at the making of our October 2012 cover and feature spread.
Big Draw Chicago is a new kind of art festival for families
5:00 PM - September 27
This city-wide festival runs all month and is fun for even the least artistic members of your family.
Former Chicago Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer tackles concussion awareness
5:52 PM - September 19
Hillenmeyer joins with Rush doctors to educate families on sports injuries. In our video, he offers advice to parents on how to handle concussions.
The best spots to see bats in Chicago
10:51 AM - September 18
We spoke to a bat conservationist about where to find the flying creatures and why we shouldn't be afraid of them.
Fall festival raises awareness for diabetes
3:24 PM - September 17
Pumpkins for a Cure is a whole day of family fun, with proceeds benefiting diabetes research.
Tips for helping kids with autism enjoy Halloween
3:51 PM - September 10
Halloween traditions can still be a treat for kids with sensory issues