From Chicago with love: Send a soldier a care package with a homemade touch

Bring a smile to a soldier's face this holiday season with a care package. Get started with this American flag craft.  Read...

 

Our Kind of Town | Edison Park

The Gunkel family tells us why Edison Park is ... their kind of town.  Read...

 

Mad Mark’s Mystic Pizza has something for everyone

Mystic Pizza isn't just a Julia Roberts classic. It's a place where kids can make their own pizza, Dad can catch the game, and Mom can get a night off from dinner duty. Read...

 

Zen parenting: How to raise your kids without losing yourself

In marriage and parenthood, we often pretend to be OK with situations so as not to rock the boat. But denying what you feel to "keep the peace" will eventually eat away at you and your relationships. Read...

 

How to get kids to eat their veggies (and like it!)

"Eat your veggies!" is a common refrain in many households, but two in three kids still aren't getting enough. But when veggies are fun and tasty, you'll hear fewer complaints. Get started.  Read...

 

The challenges of being an older mom

Older moms, "caboose babies," and what to do when people think you're her grandmother. Read...

 

Chicago kids cooking for Chicago kids on the Jr. Cuisine Cooking Show

Valen, Jeremiah, Brittney and two girls named Ariana are the stars of the Jr. Cuisine Cooking Show, a Chicago-crafted cooking show for kids by kids. Read...

 

Get kids involved in the kitchen this Thanksgiving

There's no secret ingredient to cooking with kids, but if you start small and stick with it, you can whip up something really special.  Read...

 

Go ahead, criticize me: Why parents need to know what they're doing wrong

Criticism gives us insight into our own behavior and may even spur us to make positive changes in our lives — once we learn how to handle it. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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