A guide to this year's Chicago Toy and Game Fair
By | D.A.D. - Dad All Day
3:38 PM - November 23
David Wallach and his 5-year-old visit the Chicago Toy and Game Fair looking for the coolest of the cool new toys. Find out his tips and recommendations to help you make the most of your day Sunday, which includes the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest playdate.
Healthy sweet potatoes recipe just in time for Thanksgiving
By Mandy Fayne | Kids in the Kitchen
2:17 PM - November 22
Your guests won't miss the unhealthy ingredients this Thanksgiving when you use this healthier version of sweet potatoes. Enjoy!
Morton Arboretum lights up the night for the holidays
1:55 PM - November 22
Morton Arboretum's new interactive light exhibit is a chance to take your family outside and experience the sensory delight of technology and nature.
New online tool tracks cold and flu symptoms in your area
1:01 PM - November 22
WebMD's Cold and Flu Map keeps Chicago families ahead of the sickness curve this winter.
Chicago mom: How to cope when your ex has the kids on a holiday
By | Shannan Younger
12:46 PM - November 22
Most of us can't imagine being away from our kids during the holidays. But it's the reality for many parents who are separated or divorced. One Chicago mom shares the different ways she copes.
Chicago family volunteers at a hen house
By Kate Hall | Kate Hall
10:06 AM - November 21
Volunteering at a hen house - collecting, counting and candling eggs - has proved to be a fun learning experience for Kate and her kids.
Video: Chicago area family shares positive impact of Special Olympics
4:40 PM - November 20
Back in the spring Chicago Parent's former editor Susy Schultz followed the story of a suburban Chicago family as one of their children competed in the regional Special Olympics.
Chicago housing market: Are you fit to buy?
By | Keely Flynn
12:31 PM - November 20
Homeownership isn't for everyone. In fact, in today's market, more and more people are realizing they should have stuck to renting.