December 2011

Chicago Parent

Ron Rains and Roni Akurati play Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim in Goodman's "A Christmas Carol."

Chicago family sees the value in traveling abroad with children

13 countries in five years for little Vivien. Read...

 

5 family-friendly Friday nights

Creative ideas for quality family time at home. Read...

 

Six people who are making a difference

Chicago Parent has found six people this year who demonstrate that making a difference doesn't take a lot of money, power or influence. It simply takes passion to make real change, one voice and one person at a time. Read...

 

Get crafty with cranberries

Cranberries aren't just for eating. And if you bought too many, here are some great ways to get rid of them. Read...

 

FlexJobs helps workers telecommute

A Chicago mom has created a service that vets telecommuting jobs for parents who want a flexible schedule. Read...

 

The benefits of hiring your children in your small business

Own your own business? There are advantages for everybody involved to hire your kids. Read...

 

Fever? ZocDoc can help

A new online service allows you to get a doctor's appointment anytime you want - even in the middle of the night. Read...

 

Limit computers for children under 2

Children under 2 should not play with computers or watch TV, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our columnist, Sharon Cindrich, knows that, realistically, that's not going to happen. Read...

 

New Kohl Museum exhibit focuses on energy

Kids are learning more and more about renewable energy and green resources, but they often don't know the specifics. This new exhibit at Kohl Children's Museum remedies that. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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