Chicago's sports teams open doors to kids with disabilities

Chicago's professional sports teams are offering one-day, free sports camps this summer for kids, 6-18, with physical or mental disabilities.  Read...

 

River Forest mom teaches families to turn trash into treasures

One man's trash is Liita Forsyth's treasure. The area mom, owner of River Forest's Little Bits Workshop, is spreading that message. Read...

 

Moms spill darkest secrets on new website

Have you ever just left your kid's vomit on the floor, too tired to clean it up, and hoped the dog would eat it? Welcome to True Mom Confessions, an online community where moms find sympathy in numbers.  Read...

 

Burgers, pizza and craft beer at The Lucky Monk

Who doesn't want a good meal, with friendly service, in a comfortable atmosphere, all for a good price? Residents in South Barrington have all that and more at The Lucky Monk. Read...

 

Trade a Mother's Day bouquet for a day at the conservatory

Fresh-cut flowers are nice, but aren't the real thing even better? Head to Garfield Park Conservatory this Mother's Day and tell the kids to find a better way to spend that $20. Read...

 

Advertising, branding works on kids as young as 3

“Mommy!, want a Happy Meal" sound familiar? A new study finds that kids as young as 3 are susceptible to advertising and branding.  Read...

 

Non-stop snacking packs on the pounds

Snacking now accounts for a quarter of kids' daily calorie intake, and that's a recipe for packing on the pounds, a new study finds.  Read...

 

Ambidextrous kids at higher risk of language, behavior problems

Ambidextrous kids may be in high demand on the baseball field, but their unique skill may put them at a higher risk for language and behavioral problems. Read...

 

Powerful superbug, resistant to antibiotics, is spreading

What you need to know about a new drug-resistant superbug that may be harder to treat than MRSA. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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