April 2011

Chicago Parent magazine

Olivia O’Neill, 4, with mom Sarah and Tessa, 2, of Oak Park

Chicago families on finding faith

Religions make a strong pitch for kids. But to what end? What are the benefits of finding faith as a family? And how does having children affect our own beliefs as parents? Read...

 

Where to bike with kids around Chicago and the suburbs

With gas prices skyrocketing, now's the time to break out the bikes. But if you're tired of riding the same old loops around the neighborhood, check out these suggestions for trails that thrill and roads to ride.  Read...

 

Wicker Park sheds industrial vibe for family-friendly mecca

After just a year in their adopted hometown, Debbie and Jorge Cases can’t imagine living anywhere else with their three kids. Read...

 

Chicago families on finding faith

Religions make a strong pitch for kids. But to what end? What are the benefits of finding faith as a family? And how does having children affect our own beliefs as parents? Read...

 

Are Chicago playgrounds "mom-only" territory?

There is one place where women are at the top of the pecking order, a place where men are looked upon as outsiders who do not belong: the playground. Read...

 

If I wanted my girls to avoid being trapped by the fears that sent me scrambling at the sight of a tiny spider, I had to face those fears. Read...

 

Sustainable eating as a family: 7 ways to get started

Preserving today’s resources for our children is what sustainability embraces.  Read...

 

Elmhurst family survives, thrives with TV blackout

How I learned an important lesson from an old second-hand piece of wood and a little kid.  Read...

 

Why can't my family just watch TV?

My family are pause-aholics. There is no cure. They turn a 30-second commercial into a 10-hour miniseries. I swear to God if they hit pause again, I’m going to throw the remote into the blender.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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