Drop-in classes at the Lillstreet Art Center

The Lillstreet Art Center in the Ravenswood neighborhood offers creative fun for hours - for parents and kids. Read...

 

3 escapes from winter blahs

Alena Murguia's recommendations for three fun, indoor things to do with your children Read...

 

Breathe through the stress

Yoga instructor Susan Ginsberg helps people going through cancer and other stressful situations help themselves with a few simple techniques. Read...

 

StudentsXpress helps CPS students get published

Chicago mom Rachel Switall wanted to combine motherhood with her graphic design career. The result is a newsletter by, for and about Chicago Public School kids. Read...

 

Unconventional Valentine's Day Treats

We all usually think of Valentine's Day as a time to shower our loved ones with sweet or chocolate treats. But there are plenty of ways to make Valentine's Day special for your kids that don't involve a sugar rush (and of course the subsequent crash from that short-but-sweet high). If you invest in a heart-shaped cookie cutter, you can create a variety of healthy treats for your kids that show the love. Following are some age-appropriate ideas for unconventional (but still tasty) Valentine's Day treats for your kids. Just click the arrows and get cooking. Read...

 

Libertad: Upscale, but right for families

Alena Murguia reviews Libertad: modern American Latin cuisine in Skokie. Read...

 

How to fit intimacy into your busy life

Though it may be difficult to balance all the demands on your time, your relationship with your partner can't wait until you retire or the kids go off to college.  Read...

 

4 steps to strengthen your relationship with your kids

Creating a meaningful relationship with your children is not another item for your to-do list. So much of how your children feel about themselves is based on their relationship with you. Read...

 

10 reasons to date your spouse

Yes, we're busy. But the reality is that dating when your married is just as important as dating to get married. To maintain a healthy relationship, take some time for just the two of you. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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