January 2010

Chicago Parent magazine

 

Helping kids become socially responsible eaters

Set your kids up with healthy habits for noshing with friends.  Read...

 

Latest childhood obesity numbers worry parents, doctors

Lack of physical education in schools, high rates of poverty and scarce access to healthy foods may be at the heart of Illinois' childhood obesity problem, experts says. Read...

 

12 commandments of healthy eating

From drinking milk at every meal to switching off the tube, 12 tips to get the best out of your family dinner. Read...

 

Snack-laces are as much fun to wear as they are to eat

When it comes to edible jewelry, the candy necklace is king. Here's a more modern take on this classic that you can try with your kids. Read...

 

Snuggle up with these winter-themed books

When you just can't bear the idea of venturing out in the blizzard, snuggle up with your little one and these winter-themed book ideas from Judy Belanger. Read...

 

Three ways to make your New Year's resolutions a reality

You start out with the best of intentions, but research shows that most of us abandon our New Year's resolutions by mid-February. Here's how to avoid the burnout and keep your promises to yourself in 2010.  Read...

 

Simple, low-cost ideas for a family fun weekend

Kick off the new year by resolving to dedicate one entire weekend a month as “family weekend,” a time to focus on bonding, having fun and building wonderful memories. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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