Four ways to ring in 2014 with kids in Chicago
3:46 PM - December 9
Join your kids to ring in 2014 with parties geared especially for them.
Goodman's Christmas Carol is a perfect family outing
3:14 PM - December 9
Looking for a new family tradition this holiday season? Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol offers a funny and faithful telling of Dickens' classic tale.
Chicago mom: Why I am glad I did the 23andMe genetic test
By Jasmine Jafferali | Healthy Jasmine
3:00 PM - December 9
This mom is irate that the FDA has halted the more affordable genetic test offered by 23andMe Inc. Her own results allowed her to understand her son's allergies much better.
Chicago mom is reminded of the true meaning behind gift-giving
By | Hyacynth Worth
10:48 AM - December 9
A little boy, his favorite candy and a gift to Santa is all that's needed to help one mom get over her tiny gift-giving funk this season.
Chicago mom's hilarious take on Christmas bucket list
By | A Gracefull Life
10:15 AM - December 9
What's on your Christmas bucket list? Kari Wagner Hoban's might or might not include puke, whining from the kids and a hissy fit under the El.
A Chicago mom's simple, magical Christmas to-do list
By | Sarah Parisi
1:00 PM - December 6
Sarah knows how magical the holidays were for her as a little girl and she's determined to create the same wonder and whimsy for her kids.
Ice skating rinks in the Chicago area for families
11:59 AM - December 6
Bored with skating 'round and 'round the same old ice rinks? We've got a few suggestions for ice rinks to help you out of that rut.
Where to find the best popcorn shops in Chicago
10:47 AM - December 6
We found some pop stars when it comes to gourmet popcorn in Chicago. Here are five of our favorites.