2008 December

Chicago Parent magazine

Dec. 30, 2008

Get out there and play. You’ve narrowed down your potential resolutions and the ball drops tomorrow night to mark the New Year. We’ve found a few last-minute ideas to help your family ring in 2009. The best part, no reservations are required. Happy New Year! Read...

 

Dec. 23, 2008

Get out there and play. Although many local attractions are closed, Christmas Day in Chicago won’t be completely quiet, as the Spertus Museum hosts Something Else! A Community Festival. The festival includes arts and crafts, games and activities.  Read...

 

Dec. 18, 2008

Get out there and play. With all of the snow Chicago has received this week, now is the perfect time to bundle up and head outdoors to play. Saturday and Sunday the Morton Arboretum will host Winter Wonderland in the Children’s Garden, which will include building a snowman and decorating it with materials found in nature. If there’s not enough snow on Saturday from 11 a.m-4 p.m., plenty of other activities are available. Read...

 

Dec. 11, 2008

<p>Get out there and play. Light up your holiday this Saturday at the St. Lucia Festival of Lights in Andersonville. Join the Lucia Girls in a procession down the sidewalks of Clark Street at 4:45 p.m., beginning at the Swedish American Museum. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> Read...

 

Dec. 4, 2008

Get out there and play. Lions and tigers and &hellip; Christmas lights? Oh my! Bundle up and head to the Brookfield Zoo for its 27th Annual Holiday Magic this Saturday and Sunday for ice-carving demonstrations, caroling to the zoo animals and a visit with Santa Claus. Read...

 

Microwave ovens can cause burns in toddlers

Parents usually teach young children about the dangers of ovens and stoves, but they may be overlooking Read...

 

Financial lessons start at home

The dismal news is hard to miss, even for little ears. We&rsquo;re in a recession and it&rsquo;s time to face the facts Read...

 

Donations bring families together

When JoAnn Kunkel&rsquo;s four children were young, they would adopt a family through Catholic Charities Read...

 

‘Psychiatric first aid’ to victims of trauma

Research confirms that children exposed to violence in their home or neighborhood can suffer long-term effects:  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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