Chicago Parent magazine

Sick Dad Problems: A Chicago dad parents through the flu

Chicago's fourth season -- flu season -- has hit the Rocco house and Dad offers up some games to play with your toddler while you are down for the count should it hit your house. Read...

 

Illinois puts more focus on dyslexia

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month and Chicago area families are hopeful new Illinois legislation will help identify dyslexia sooner. Read...

 

Chicago family travels: Québec City

Less than 2 1/2 hours from Chicago, Québec City will give your family a taste of Europe, minus the hassle of a transatlantic flight. Read...

 
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Avoiding obesity: Raising kids with healthy eating habits starts earlier than you think

When is the right time to start thinking about creating healthy eating habits for our kids to prevent obesity? The answer? As early as before their birth.  Read...

 
 
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Five scary facts about sugar

Reasons to think twice about all the sugar you consume (sometimes even unintentionally) every day. Read...

 

Emerald City Theatre's Goldilocks and the Three Bears is just right

You may think you know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, but Emerald City's new production will offer new delights and surprises.  Read...

 

Stir up a batch of muffins this week with your kids

Help the kids mix chocolate and pumpkin together with mini chocolate chips for a yummy special treat, simple breakfast or dessert this weekend. Read...

 

Asthma in kids: Preparing for another cold Chicago winter

When asthma affects kids, it can be scary. Educating yourself and consulting with doctors and allergists can make it more manageable.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: I hate my postpartum body

Melissa's body has done amazing things; it has given birth to four kids and breastfed them all for a total of four years combined. She should be proud of it, right? Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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