James Hotel offers, yes, family-friendly luxury

Sure, Chicago is family-friendly, but the corner of Rush and Ontario? Well, yes, if you’re talking about the James Hotel, a hip boutique hotel, now reaching out to families.  Read...

 

Getting back to work after baby takes work

When it comes to stepping off the mommy track and getting back into the business world, women can often be their own worst enemy. Read...

 

What does Curious George have to do with the Holocaust?

A new exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie traces the journey of the monkey’s creators, Margret and H.A. Rey as they fled the Nazis in 1940. Read...

 

Mexican Museum of Art celebrates Children's Day

Your little ones honor Mother's Day and Father's Day with cards, thank you's and hugs. Now turn the tables with a Children's Day celebration, Mexican style. Read...

 

Strapped for time or cash? Try a virtual visit to Chicago's museums

If your family can’t make an actual trip to your favorite museum, try logging on instead of lining up.  Read...

 

Strength, balance are key to avoiding soccer injuries

Over the next few weeks, 8 million kids will hit the soccer field, which means bumps and bruises aren't far behind. Here's how to keep your kid between the sidelines, not on them. Read...

 

Young parents spur gentrification of Chicago neighborhoods, but schools are slow to change

Schools in Chicago's gentrifying neighborhoods are generally not the worst or the best, instead lost somewhere in between and left to their own resources. Read...

 

Garden to table in 7 easy steps

It's officially Spring -- so start eating like it! Seven quick (and dirty!) steps to reaping what you sow. Read...

 

Oak Lawn Children's Museum shines in new space

This museum has always been a winner, but now its creative energy has been set loose in a new facility with stunning results. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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