Oh, Christmas tree

Nothing says Christmas like loading up the kids and heading to a local tree farm to cut down your very own Christmas tree. Read...

 

Nov. 15, 2007

Get out and play. If you haven’t quite decided what you are going to tell Santa to get your kids this holiday season, don’t worry—we haven’t either. But a visit to this year’s Chicago Toy and Game Fair at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, located at 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, should give you a few grand ideas. Read...

 

Adventure-filled books sure to entertain

In this, the third book of the series, it is time for Leven to travel to Foo, the land where all our dark, scary dreams and nightmares live.  Read...

 

A music exchange

Before I get to my picks for the month, I need your help. Read...

 

Books you and your kids will enjoy

I look forward to the opportunity to write this particular column every year even though it’s difficult because of the great number of books I review. Read...

 

Tracy Fisher

Tracy Fisher, a state Pre-K teacher at Chicago Public Schools’ Peirce School of International Studies, is a 2007 Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Award winner. Read...

 

Reading equals school successes

Trying to teach a child to read is anything but elementary. Two of my three sons had difficulty and by second grade required Reading Recovery, a reading intervention program.  Read...

 

Addressing urban asthma

Asthma is the primary chronic disease in U.S. children, affecting more than 6.5 million. It’s also the third leading cause of childhood hospitalizations and the number one cause of school absences. Read...

 

Massive crib recall

About 1 million Simplicity cribs were recently recalled after at least three deaths, seven infant entrapments and 55 incidents. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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