2007 September

Chicago Parent magazine

Enjoy these fun reads

Eleda and Adele are mirror twins, daughters of innkeepers living in medieval times. Eleda cannot tell a lie and Adele is burdened with the secrets of others.  Read...

 

cELLAbrating Ella

It is hard to believe that Ella Jenkins, the "First Lady of Children’s Music" and longtime Chicago resident, is celebrating 50 years of making music for young children. But it’s true. Read...

 

Books full of things to do on fall weekends

Labor Day unofficially ushers out summer. This is one of the holidays we celebrate that contributes to our history knowledge. Read...

 

A teacher you should know

Khadijat Enessy, a toddler educator at the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston, is the 2007 Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Award winner. Read...

 

Whose homework is it anyway?

Many parents help their children with homework and school projects. They are supposed to right? But some parents don’t just help—they do it, leaving teachers not knowing if they should give the A to the child or the parent.  Read...

 

Kid-friendly MRI calls area home

The look on kids’ faces when he told their upset parents they’d most likely need to be sedated for an MRI wasn’t lost on Dr. Michael Fox. Read...

 

Give kids a sporting chance

Every season we hear stories of student athletes dying on courts and fields. With fall sports already in high gear and the winter seasons on the horizon, it’s important to know as much as possible to protect your athlete.  Read...

 

Build it to win it

Calling all builders and future engineers—K’NEX is looking for 10 dedicated builders to serve on the 2008 K’NEXpert Panel. Use your imagination and K’NEX pieces to build your most unique model.  Read...

 

The Autumn Moon Festival

Under the bright, round moon—a symbol of family unity—families come together for a bountiful meal, then gaze at the moon and eat moon cakes, round pastries imprinted with the Chinese symbol for longevity or harmony.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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