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...

 

How to convince your husband he needs a puppy

Some things are just meant to be -- until the husband puts his foot down. That's what happened to one Gurnee mom. Read...

 

Chicago mom on mission to end "snack mom" practice

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? Read...

 

Oak Park family adopts four children from Ethiopia

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. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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