Chicago Parent magazine

Baby's first year recap: 8 things you wish you would have known

Your child's first birthday is a momentous occasion. What have you learned when you look back on the past year?  Read...

 

Getting out the door: Chicago mornings with three boys

Marianne Walsh and her boys are always running late in the mornings. And it's not Marianne's fault, as usual. Read...

 

Fat fib? Research now says you need a little saturated fat in your diet

Did the low fat diet message we've starting back in the 1970s have the unintended consequence of Americans becoming overweight? Read...

 
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Common schooltime illnesses: Seeing your way through pink eye

Pink eye is so contagious. Knowing when to take action when your child presents with reddened eyes and what to do to keep everyone else healthy is key. Read...

 
 
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Student to others with special needs: Don't let anything or anyone stand in your way

A young writer in special education classes hopes to inspire others to never give up even if life gets really hard. Read...

 

Mom: Adrian Peterson let my son down

How does a parent help their child when news breaks about their hero allegedly beating a child? Read...

 

A Chicago dad goes a little “Frozen” crazy

Caught up in the moment of his little girl turning 3, Matt Rocco finds himself crying into a Sven the Reindeer napkin. Think anyone noticed? Read...

 

Chicago mom supports kid-free weddings

Rebecca loves kids and she loves weddings. Just not together.  Read...

 

Why one Chicago mom thinks you should dress up for school conferences

First impressions can make a difference when meeting your child's teacher. Read...

 

It's not fall, yet: Try this fun summer craft for Chicago families

Despite the chillier temps, Kari is hanging onto summer. It's technically not fall yet.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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