Rivaling 'helicopter parents,' hands-off parents let their kids off the leash

Everyone knows about "helicopter parents." But there's a countertrend picking up steam: hands-off parenting.  Read...

 

Chicago mom and pastry chef Malika Ameen bakes away on ‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’

Malika Ameen, pastry chef and single mom to three boys, is a contestant on a new "Top Chef" spinoff. Read...

 

Despite many failed adoption attempts, Downers Grove mom finally holds her baby girl

Writer Kelly James-Enger shares the adoption of her daughter through her journal, which included three moms who changed their mind and 18 months of trying. Read...

 

Tips for living greener this fall

Fall is all about color: burnt oranges, rich browns and deep crimsons, to name a few. But it’s also a great opportunity to bring a little green into your home.  Read...

 

Four iPhone and iPad apps for redecorating your home

Love the color of your neighbor's wall? Can't stand that crooked picture frame? Check out these apps for making home projects a snap.  Read...

 

WTF!? You don't have to put up with profane texting

Is your kid getting (or sending) rude texts? Resist the urge to cancel their texting plan - reach for the teaching moment instead.  Read...

 

The healing power of infant and child massage

Touch is as important to infants and children as eating and sleeping. Babies need touch to survive and thrive and those who don’t get it are often left with significant, lifelong emotional and psychological problems. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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