Chicago's best beaches

Twenty-six miles long with 31 beaches, the Chicago lakefront has a spot that should fit every family. Here are our favorite beaches, just in time for the warm weather.  Read...

 

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

Make Memorial Day about more than just a Monday off from school and work.  Read...

 

Baseball in Chicago is more than just a game

There is so much more to learn from baseball than fast balls and foul tips, one Chicago mom learns Read...

 

Chicago mom finds the silver lining in relentless cold weather

Instead of complaining about the cold weather, Tracy decided to make better use of her time and energy. Craft day, anyone? Read...

 

Stories about motherhood can lead to a more fulfilled life

Laughing, thinking and crying. Erin believes if you spend some time each day doing them all, you'll lead a fuller life.  Read...

 

Namaskar Yoga in Chicago is great for newbies and kids

Writer Linda Marsicano was always intimidated by the idea of doing yoga, until she found a studio in Chicago just right for families. Read...

 

DIY home portrait session for Chicago kids

Taking professional-looking photos of your kids has never been easier. Kevin shows you a simple DIY background you can easily make at home.  Read...

 

A 21st century Chicago parent's guide to listening to music

Spotify killed the radio star and other developments since you've become a grownup and started listening only to potty songs. Read...

 

Overprotecting kids in Chicago: Helpful or harmful?

The idea of having an eye on our kids 24/7 is appealing to many parents, but is it really the best thing for them?  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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