January 2012

Chicago Parent

Lori Himmel with her kids, Jaden, 9, Natalie, 6, and Levi, 8 month, in their Oak Park kitchen.

The accidental chef

Eun Jung Decker cooks to find herself, to have a tangible outcome to her day. Read...

 

Ice sculpting and more at Navy Pier's Snow Days

It may be warm, but sculptors are already hard at work transforming blocks of ice into visions of beauty. But get their by Saturday. After the judging, the sculptures will be allowed to melt. Read...

 

Parenting by text

Christopher Garlington reflects on how his life has gotten quieter since his family started texting all of their conversations. Read...

 

Old Town School opens new building

The Old Town School of Folk Music is set to open its new $18 million facility with a grand-opening celebration kicking off Jan. 9. After that, there will be 55 days of celebratory programming. Read...

 

Healthy comfort foods

We asked, can't we have comfort foods that are healthy? Chef and Registered Dietitian Renee Zonka, dean of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts, was up to the challenge.  Read...

 

A makeover for mom

Chicago Parent reader Megan Sechowski got a great holiday present: a day of hair and makeup and new clothes, and - most of all - a day of pampering. Read...

 

Tips for great, easy makeup for moms

And the makeup makes the process complete. Read...

 

A Sassy Hair Style in Our Mom Makeover

Take out the curls and layer it out for simple styling. Read...

 
 
 





 
 
 
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