Six Flags' Fright Fest offers a ghoulish good time

Fright Fest offers something for everyone in the family from the littlest goblins in it for the candy to the oldest ghouls who like to be scared to death. Read...

 

A witch craft for Chicago families

Just in time for decorating for Halloween, these wicked witches' broomsticks are fun to make and super sweet on the inside. Read...

 

Wonderful world of Disney comes to Chicago

Walt Disney's imagination and innovation come to life at the Museum of Science and Industry's new exhibit, celebrating 90 years of magic and Mickey Mouse. Read...

 

Where Chicago kids can show off their Halloween costumes

Halloween fun isn't reserved just for Oct. 31 any longer. The next few weekends provide plenty of opportunities to wear that fantastic Halloween costume.  Read...

 

7 ways to seize the fun this fall in Chicago

Think outside the box this fall when trying to find something fun to do with your family. Chicago mom Donna Bozzo has uncovered seven ideas to consider. Read...

 

Scaring up a good time at St. Charles Scarecrow Fest

Scarecrows are at the center of this festival, but these are no ordinary scarecrows. You'll see everything from mechanized versions to superhero creations. Read...

 

Halloween DIY: Chicago parents show off mad skills in costume making

Anyone can buy the most in-demand Halloween costume at a store. But when the kids want something out-of-the-ordinary, parenting creativity kicks into high gear. These costumes from four Chicago Parent readers - Samantha Sheahan, Maria Dripps-Paulson, Heather Holtz and Sue Quinlan - are certain winners. Read...

 

Obamacare: What it means to your family

Starting Oct. 1, you can shop for health insurance. Nearly 1.3 million Illinois residents who are uninsured and eligible may qualify for lower costs on coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates.  Read...

 

The essential skills all children need to be successful

Parents need to expose kids to listening, compassion and self-respect in order to help them be successful in life. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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