Funny Dad | Son afflicted by acute vegetarianism

When my son told me he was a vegetarian, I was standing in the kitchen in an apron that read "Kill it/Grill it," cradling a pork shoulder I had slow-roasted for 12 hours. I told him he was in the wrong house. Read...

 

Chicago nutritionist: Can eating well while pregnant make your baby smarter?

Mothers who wish to boost their babies' IQ often turn to Baby Einstein videos. But what just eating well could do the tricks? Read...

 

Devin Hester and son head down to the farm

With Devin Jr. having such an interest in animals, we thought we’d try something new and took him to Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Ind.  Read...

 

Paying for good grades Chicago Parents weigh in

Should you pay kids for excelling in school or sports?  Read...

 

How to protect your child from lice at school

It's an unpleasant topic, but you've got to face the facts when it comes to these creepy crawlers. Read...

 

A teacher's perspective on back-to-school season

At the end of every summer, steeped in everything us moms do to manage our families, I wonder, with much anxiety: How am I going to do all this <em>and</em> work 40 plus hours per week?  Read...

 

Longer school days for Chicago?

Rahm says CPS kids need more time in the classroom. But will parents and teachers agree? Read...

 

When "just not a math person" doesn't add up: Dyscalculia and what it means for kids

If your little one is struggling in math, it might be dyscalculia, a widely underdiagnosed learning disability that may affect as many people as dyslexia. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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