Bracing for braces

Lots of kids need braces—that’s no secret. Read...

 

Crib repair kit finally available

When the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 1 million cribs in September after at least three deaths, they said the hazard was so urgent that no child should sleep for another night in the defective cribs. Read...

 

Flying solo

During the summer of 2007, Faith Krumin of West Chicago prepared her grandson, Robert, 8, for a flight back home to California.  Read...

 

What do kids know about AIDS?

Think your teens and tweens understand the ins and outs of AIDS? Think again. A recent survey showed that while teens see AIDS as a big problem, both locally and globally, some also think you can get AIDS from tainted food or casual contact. Read...

 

Remembering her angel

Dora Edings’ life changed forever in December 1977, when a car accident took the life of her 6-year-old daughter Angie. Read...

 

From old fashioned to in fashion

There was a mild uproar when Riverside School District 96, which serves Riverside and parts of Brookfield and North Riverside, dropped traditional Home Economics (cooking and sewing) at its middle school in favor of classes considered more relevant for today’s youth.  Read...

 

That elusive holiday toy…

Eleven years have passed since Tickle Me Elmo debuted and turned normally calm toy stores into jungles. Read...

 

The doctor is in

Saturday night was one of those up all night with sick kids times for the Zavisin family of Western Springs. Read...

 

How sweet it is!

Every family has holiday traditions. Making graham cracker gingerbread houses is my personal favorite.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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