Chicago mom of seven graduates from law school
1:54 PM - May 15
Jennifer Wheeler Wood hopes her degree will give her the tools to help families with special needs children.
Discovering the joy of breastfeeding after nursing didn't come naturally
2:24 PM - May 7
It took one Chicago mom three babies before she finally got breastfeeding down. Now with her fourth baby, she cherishes nursing time.
Writing lines: Ancient torture or modern miracle?
3:56 PM - April 26
A flashback to watching The Little House on the Prairie leads to some effective discipline.
Seeing the differences through the eyes of a child
11:33 AM - April 19
Being an interracial, adopted family can bring a lot of questions, but often the kids' concerns are a lot more innocent.
Basketball gives Oak Lawn boy with down syndrome a chance to be more than special
11:13 AM - April 3
On game day, Nate Simon is just part of a team where the score doesn't matter and the crowd goes wild.
The stress of when to enroll your child in kindergarten
11:46 AM - March 26
For parents of kids with late summer or early fall birthdays, when do you decide it's time to start the big K?
The kindness of a stranger saves a mom during her autistic son's meltdown
5:21 PM - March 12
A simple reassurance from a stranger in the grocery store provides this Chicago mom with a little extra strength.
Is my smartphone making me stupid?
10:18 AM - March 5
A broken, or hidden, cell phone might be the key to a creative day in the city of Chicago.
Who needs romance novels with a husband like mine?
5:17 PM - February 12
He might choose burgers on the grill over a fancy restaurant meal, but it's the thought that really counts in a relationship.
Raising kids with true grit
2:44 PM - January 23
That ring of dirt around the tub means the family has been outside making new discoveries.