Oak Park family adopts four children from Ethiopia
11:45 AM - September 9
Todd Wilson laughs thinking of the "organized chaos" he walks into after work. He admits living with seven kids - three biological and four adopted - can get intense, but that the experience has broadened what he calls the "band width" of his emotions.
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.
Tooth Fairy now paying an average of $3.70 per tooth
2:33 PM - August 30
The price for baby teeth is on the rise. Just let that sink in for a second so you can be prepared for the next bit of information. The national average paid per tooth ... $3.70.
Health Savings Accounts 101 for families
12:42 PM - August 28
A tax-preferred Health Savings Account can help a family accumulate a stash of cash for medical expenses. Our money columnist Lela Davidson runs down the details of starting an account.
When should I unfriend my kid's Facebook friends?
12:35 PM - August 27
If your kid breaks off a friendship with a group, some of whom you're connected to on Facebook, should you remove them from your Facebook friend list?
Laughing when the life lesson teaches itself
12:30 PM - July 15
I bought my son an airsoft pistol so he could play with his cousins. But I think next time he'll choose a book instead.
Giuliana Rancic on IVF, breast cancer and being a mom
12:12 PM - June 13
The co-anchor of E! News talks about her experience with IVF, becoming a mom and what she loves about dads.
Chicago mom keeping families safe in the sun
11:16 AM - June 7
Dermatologist Dr. Amy Bordsky is working to make sunscreen "cool" and end skin cancer one kid at a time.
When profanity shows up in your child's schoolwork
2:37 PM - May 13
There were a few problems with my daughter's creative writing essay. Problems with big capital F's.
How to tell if your kids think you're a cool mom
12:11 PM - May 8
We spoke to kids and parents to find out what makes a mom 'cool'. Read what they had to say then take a quiz to find out just how cool you are as a parent.