Being a parent in 2013 isn't that much different than it was a century ago. We parents are all working hard to do our very best for the little people in our lives. But family life is constantly evolving, and every year we are exposed to new innovations intended to make this parenting gig a little bit easier.
From genius online artwork organization to the greatest new thing in kids' birthday bashes, we found the best in new parenting trends and innovations that Chicago area families can expect to see this year.
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Sure, you meant to send Grandma and Grandpa a postcard from your recent vacation. But the process of selecting a postcard from a rotating rack in a souvenir shop, penning a message, obtaining proper postage and popping said card into a mailbox feels like a lot of work when you could just send a picture from your smartphone. At the same time, there really is something special about getting an actual postcard in your mailbox.
Enter Postino. You snap a picture, add a message (including your real signature), buy a stamp through PayPal and your real postcard arrives in a real mailbox in just a couple of days.