Parenting styles, trends and tips

 

French Parenting

A new book touts the value of parenting like the French. We look at what some Chicago parents think. (Photo: Stephanie Hettrich and her kids, Romy and Drew.)
 

Chicago moms with large families give tips on getting family life in order

Think you'll never get organized? We've got some great ideas to start getting your crazy life in order. Read...

 

Five tips to balance technology use in your family

With summer upon us, we no longer have the school day to automatically limit to the amount of time our children spend glued to their screens at home. These tips will help you keep technology use balanced and healthy in your home.  Read...

 
 
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Say goodbye to the pacifier: Breaking four common bad habits in kids

Bad habits can be hard to break, especially in kids. The most common habits that cause stress to parents are prolonged use of pacifiers, thumb sucking, nail biting and, the most unpleasant, nose picking. Read...

 
 
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Three hip classes for kids in Chicago

Tired of the same old mommy and me classes? Check out these three classes to shake up your routine. Read...

 

Take a Mommy and Me ice skating lesson in Wilmette

Looking for something a little different for Mommy and Me time? Try ice skating. Read...

 

How to keep your sex life spicy

Five ideas to try this week to have your best Valentine's Day ever -- while keeping the flames hot between the sheets Read...

 

Chicago mom: How Sybaris saved my marriage

Parents are notorious for putting their relationships on the back burner while devoting all their energy to raising their kids. With the idea of divorce looming in her marriage, one Chicago mom took a bold step. Read...

 

Chicago special needs fair seeks to empower families

NPN's Developmental Differences Resource Fair will provide families with easy access to service providers and businesses specializing in special needs. Workshops will focus on challenges families face at home, in the community and at school. Read...

 

Chill out in downtown Chicago

Beat cabin fever with a change in scenery this winter at one of the three downtown Chicago's Hilton properties. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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