2007 January

Chicago Parent

Beat the winter blues

The holidays are over and the days of hard-core winter are here. If you are lucky enough to take a vacation on a beach  Read...

 

These books are out of this world

There is no age requirement for becoming a hero. Read these books and find out how kids are able to save the world.  Read...

 

Independent writers offer new perspectives

First-time authors will often mention the many times they submitted their work to a publisher, only to be rejected.  Read...

 

Local parents find hope in drug trial

Tne day last spring, as her 8-year-old son Timothy raced around the playground during her older son’s baseball game,  Read...

 

Mattel recalls Polly Pocket playsets

Mattel, along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, voluntarily recalled 4.4 million Polly Pocket  Read...

 

Traditional vs. electronic

When it comes to fostering a love of reading and building early literacy skills, traditional books beat out electronic books  Read...

 

Back to the cloth

Most busy mothers swear by the convenience of plastic diapers. Read...

 

Designer diesel

Studies have shown that school buses are a safe mode of transportation for children—but the exhaust they release isn’t. Read...

 

Pretend and play

It’s Sunday morning. It’s freezing and windy outside. You’ve already been to the museums this winter, and the glow has  Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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