June 2013

Chicago Parent magazine

Abby Ramsey, 5, of Downers Grove

Chicago kids speak out on the city's challenges

12 socially aware Chicago-area kids tell us what they think about the city's struggles with violence, poverty and other serious issues. Read...

 

Summertime vegetable recipes to win over picky eaters

The spring and summer seasons are a great time for new beginnings, to break the monotony of winter foods. Read...

 

Nine ways to sweeten your Chicago summer

From food and sports to date nights and paintball, there are a variety of ways for families to make their summer sweet. Here are our nine picks for some sweet Chicago fun. Read...

 

Chicago mom on being the parent of a 3-year-old

What does it mean to leave the toddler years behind and suddenly find that you have a little person on your hands? Read...

 

Five relaxing spas in Chicago that are perfect for moms

It is possible for Chicago moms to take a shower, get a massage and even spend the time getting their hair highlighted while their children are playing happily. Read...

 

A guide to iTunes U for kids and families

Summer learning is a lot easier with help from iTunes U. Read...

 

Family-friendly places in Chicago where parents can grab a beer

Six places where you can quench your thirst with a fine-crafted microbrew (and the kids can have fun, too). Read...

 

The Museum of Science and Industry encourages families to have summer fun with science

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is offering families the chance to have summer fun with science. With projects themes such as gardening and sunlight, there is lots for the kids to learn and explore. Read...

 

Giuliana Rancic on IVF, breast cancer and being a mom

The co-anchor of E! News talks about her experience with IVF, becoming a mom and what she loves about dads. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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