My Life | Keeping Eid special for children

One mom teaches her children that being a Muslim-American is not an oxymoron. They are getting ready to celebrate Eid, which occurs this year around Sept. 1 and around Nov. 10. Read...

 

Drop-in childcare with a twist

Scott Meno and his wife, Michelle, opened Stay2Play in June after a two-year journey to bring nontraditional childcare to the Chicago area. Read...

 

Dealing with dad's deportation

What does a family do when the kids are U.S. citizens, but a parent is being deported? Read...

 

Funny Dad | Raised by Google

Google is cheating one Chicago dad out of the usual father-son rites of passage. Except one. Read...

 

An earful on explicit songs

What can you do when your child downloads an explicit song to his iPod? Read...

 

MyPlate: A symbol we can relate to

No more Food Pyramid! The new dietary guideline, MyPlate, makes it perfectly clear that eating right means plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains.  Read...

 

Fostering friendships: Good for you, good for the kids

Friendship enhances self-esteem, helps kids adjust to social and academic demands at school and diminishes their vulnerability to negative peer pressure and unhealthy attachments Read...

 

Devin Hester spreading car love to his son

Hester is back on the football field full-time, but that's not keeping him away from spending time with his little guy. The pair do some bonding over shiny metal. Read...

 

Managing sports head injuries

Playing through head injury is not cool or brave - it's dangerous. And parents and coaches are starting to recognize this. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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