New meaning to opera in Chicago's Humboldt Park

Say the word Opera-Matic and people might wonder if you know what you're talking about. The non-profit organization formed by artists use their art to contribute to the community, this time with a lullaby parade. Read...

 

Chicago musician trades touring for motherhood

Our Mom of the Month is Edie Carey, a Chicago musician who brought 13 years of nonstop touring to an end after son Luca was born. Read...

 

How to help your kids with stress

From toddlers to little kids to big kids, each age group shows signs of stress differently. It's crucial to know what to look for, what steps to take and how to help your child manage. Read...

 

How to talk to your kids about special needs

Fifty-seven thousand students with disabilities are enrolled in the Chicago Public School system. How can families talk to their kids about children with special needs? Read...

 

How much ‘energy’ does a kid need?

As any mom or dad will attest, most kids are full of energy. Why then, would they want their children to consume caffeine for an energy boost? Read...

 

Strategies for every school supply shopper

Even the 10-cent pencils add up this time of year so check out these four tips to save some cash on back-to-school supplies. Read...

 

Fashion trend report: Hanging with the hip kids

Need some help figuring out this year's back to school fashion? Chicago Parent checked with some retail experts to let you know what's in and what's out for this school year. Read...

 

Top back-to-school products for Chicago families

Looking for the latest in back to school products? Click through our favorite items that will help your child make the grade. Read...

 

Tall Ships festival returns to Chicago

It's been a few years since so many tall ships docked at Navy Pier, so we're excited about the return of Tall Ships Chicago. An international fleet of 14 ships will drop anchor and give Chicagoans the chance to view and even board some pretty impressive vessels. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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