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.)

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...

 

8 ways to bridge the generation gap this holiday

Thanksgiving means family get-togethers. Check out these great tips to get the generations interacting. Read...

 

New book by Chicago mom challenges thoughts on ‘no alcohol while pregnant’

A University of Chicago economist evaluates the risks vs. benefits of the myths all pregnant women encounter, including drinking while pregnant. Read...

 

One Chicago mom's story of adoption

As she welcomes a new baby boy into her family, Sheila Quirke shares her wish that he will know love - the love that she feels for him even though he did not grow in her belly and the love that his birth mom will always feel for him. Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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