Puppy love is a good thing for kids, docs say

If you're on the receiving end of "Can we get a puppy?," three new studies might make you consider adding a canine to your home.  Read...

 

Should your child be Facebook friends with his teacher?

You want your child to have a good relationship with his teacher, but is Facebook over the line? Read...

 

When a child is gay, how should parents respond?

Most scientists, doctors and mental health professionals agree that people are born gay, that it is as natural as heterosexuality. Nothing you did or will do has any bearing on whether or not your child is gay. Whether you agree with this or not, though, isn’t really the issue. The question is, are you willing to love and support your child? Read...

 

Food labels are a good read

Before you dig in, flip over: Food labels reveal a lot about what you're eating, and can make you a more conscientious consumer.  Read...

 

Avoid the flu this winter in Chicago

Some people may think of the flu as a remote risk, but more than 20 million kids got the flu during the 2009-2010 season. Here's how to protect the ones in your family. Read...

 

After divorce, holidays can be tough on kids

The first holiday season after you and your partner divorce can be a tricky one to manage, with hurt feelings and tension clouding the spirit of the season. Read...

 

A Facebook for adoptive parents

A cross between Match.com and Facebook, a new social networking site brings together pregnant women and parents looking to adopt, without any of the high costs and middlemen of traditional adoption agencies.  Read...

 

A culinary tour of Asia at Pei Wei

Pei Wei's menu features items from five Asian countries: China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea and Thailand, all priced under $10. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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