Citibank offers free gift wrapping at Chicago-area locations
3:16 PM - December 5
There are never enough hours in the day for on-the-go parents. Save a little time by letting your local Citibank staff wrap your holiday gifts!
Call me in five years: Great moms make terrible friends
By Melissa Haak | Peanut Butter in my Hair
2:41 PM - December 5
Melissa works hard at being a great mom. Unfortunately that means that maintaining friendships isn't at the top of her list of priorities. Call her in five years when her kids are older.
Chicago mom shares secrets for a successful move with kids
By | Hannemaniacs
10:08 AM - December 4
Moving can be stressful enough but add kids to the mix and you may find yourself in over your head. These tips can help you manage the task.
Doing good: Five stories that inspire us this month
2:17 PM - December 3
Chicago is filled with people who use their energy and talents to make the Windy City and its suburbs such a great place to live while helping those around them. We selected five who are good examples of that giving nature. This holiday season, we hope they inspire you, too.
Local company delivers Christmas to Chicago
12:23 PM - December 3
Do you love live Christmas trees but don't want to deal with the hassle of hauling it home, unloading it and setting it up? One Chicago business, City Tree Delivery, will happily do all of the hard work for you.
4 places in Chicago for grownups that kids will love, too
12:03 PM - December 3
Need time out of the house? These four city spots are good for parents and kids.
The Dads make a case against Santa
By White Dad Problems | White Dad Problems
5:51 PM - December 2
Theirs is a house divided. She is pro Santa, he is not. One of the dads decides to make his humorous case against the Jolly Old Elf public.
Chicago mom fights holiday commercialism
By Jasmine Jafferali | Healthy Jasmine
10:07 AM - December 2
A holiday lesson for the kids: 'Our lives do not become full because we get what we want, but we must learn to give more than what we have.'
Experts warn of trouble in toyland
9:52 AM - November 27
The Illinois Public Interest Research Group released its 28th annual Trouble in Toyland report this week with tips for parents and grandparents to keep in mind as they buy toys to fill the kids' holiday wish lists.