Wanting to be heard

When Linda Streck gave birth to her third child, a girl named Katie, all she saw was a healthy, happy baby. Read...

 

The single parent's dilemma

Eleven-year-old Dana Kaminski looks down into her hot chocolate, playing with it as she talks about the first time Read...

 

Children, not disabilities

For families with children who have special needs, there's so much more to their lives than what appears on the surface. Read...

 

Managing an emergency

<font size="2">Dec. 6, 2006, proved to be an important day for children in the greater Chicago area. </font> Read...

 

Toddlers get a sneak peek at school

Each morning, Shamile Harris takes her 4-year-old daughter, Nakariel, to a home daycare center. Read...

 

Bookshelf

MOMFIDENCE! AN OREO NEVER KILLED ANYBODY AND OTHER SECRETS OF HAPPIER PARENTING <p>&nbsp;</p> Read...

 

A healthy smile

O<font face="Verdana" size="2">pen wide and say ahh-February is National Children&#39;s Dental Health Month and your family could use a brush-up. To help protect those pearly whites, here is the toothy truth, by the numbers ... </font> Read...

 

Kids' books offer lessons on money

The best parenting advice I ever received was to read to my children. I read to both my girls for as long as they would allow me. We read almost every night. I made twice weekly trips to our local library and each night we would sit down after dinner and I would read aloud. Excluding the hours they were asleep, this was the only time of the day they were still. Still and listening. Read...

 

Do you have a picky eater?

One of the most frustrating aspects of parenting young children can be the dinner table. Frequent outbursts of &quot;I don&#39;t like that&quot; may tempt you to surrender to your child&#39;s demands. Don&#39;t. Your child is simply exerting his independence, behavior that is perfectly normal. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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