2009 April

Chicago Parent magazine

April 30, 2009

Get out there and play. Enter the world of Hogwarts and the boy-who-lived (that’s Harry Potter) during the Museum of Science and Industry’s world premiere of “Harry Potter: The Exhibition.” Opening today and running through Sept. 27, the exhibition will allow visitors to check out more than 200 props and authentic costumes displayed in settings inspired by the Hogwarts film sets. Read...

 

April 23, 2009

Get out there and play. Although your kids might just see trees as nature’s jungle gyms, trees are vital to our environment. Celebrate the tall, leafy oxygenators during Arbor Day festivities this weekend. Arbor Day is traditionally celebrated on the last Friday in April.  Read...

 

April 16, 2009

Get out there and play. Help set a Guinness World Record Saturday with Wheaton’s Go Fly a Kite 2009 event. Part of Wheaton’s Sesquicentennial celebration, the goal is to have the most kites aloft at the same time in the same location. The current record is 967 kites, which flew in Germany last August. Read...

 

April 9, 2009

Get out there and play. With Easter on Sunday and sunny forecasts, Saturday will be perfect for a few egg hunts. With baskets in hand, get the little ones pumped for brightly colored eggs filled with treats and a visit with a very friendly, giant bunny. You might want to grab your camera for this springtime experience. Read...

 

April 2, 2009

Get out there and play. Although Peter Cottontail won’t visit for another week, that doesn’t mean your family can’t participate in pre-Easter egg hunts. Grab the kids, your canine companion, your best egg-collecting baskets and your camera for some extraordinary hunts. Read...

 

April 2, 2009

Get out there and play. Although Peter Cottontail won’t visit for another week, that doesn’t mean your family can’t participate in pre-Easter egg hunts. Grab the kids, your canine companion, your best egg-collecting baskets and your camera for some extraordinary hunts. Read...

 

Celebrate National Sibling Day April 10

Twin sisters Lisa Hanson and Heather Kempskie have filled their new book with ideas to encourage sibling togetherness Read...

 

Tricks to transform your closet for spring

You’re a fashion- and budget-conscious mom who wants to be on trend this spring, while at the same time simplifying Read...

 

Sexting 101

When you were in school, kids passed flirtatious or even racy notes to people they liked.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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