5 friends every mom needs

Pals play an important role in a parent’s life. But as any new parent knows, it's easy to forget about yourself when there's a baby in the picture. Read...

 

Grieving moms donate breast milk to honor their baby’s memory

When the unthinkable happens, some women are finding help and healing through the Indiana Mother's Milk Bank. Read...

 

Seven new foods in seven days

One mom’s mission to shake up her family’s dinner routine Read...

 

Photo Essay | Losing the training wheels

Chicago Parent photographer Frank Pinc watches Matthew Williams, who has cerebral palsy, hit the road in a specially designed bike. Read...

 

The Memetis: Grip on the good life slipping away

When Latecia Memeti and her two children, Alit, 9, and Alisa, 17, moved to a four-bedroom split-level in Romeoville, they believed they were getting the piece of the good life they'd always dreamed about. Read...

 

One family struggles to stay in their home

Elia and Lorenzo Santana have always been straight with their daughters about their money problems. After her husband lost his construction job, Elia couldn't bring herself to pretend that their way of life was secure. Read...

 

When the landlord’s wallet goes bust

Tisha Canada didn't want her children's teachers to find out her family was homeless.  Read...

 

Two jobs still not enough

Gisela Alcantar and her husband don’t tell their four young children about the six months of mortgage payments Read...

 

In foreclosure, some memories are lost forever

When the bank changed the locks on their home, the Tonkinsons lost a lifetime of memories — their girls' dance recitals, swim meets, gymnastic competitions. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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