September 2014

Chicago Parent magazine

Fat fib? Research now says you need a little saturated fat in your diet

Did the low fat diet message we've starting back in the 1970s have the unintended consequence of Americans becoming overweight? Read...

 

Why one Chicago mom thinks you should dress up for school conferences

First impressions can make a difference when meeting your child's teacher. Read...

 

Learning to let kids take charge

Columnist Marianne Walsh discovered just what made her son tick. Read...

 

Create your own vibrant artwork from your favorite colored crayons

Use melted crayons on canvas to create amazing art with your kids. Read...

 

Sexting and tweens: Think your kid would never do it?

1 in 5 kids has sent nude or semi-nude photos of themselves to others. You can take some steps to make sure your child isn't one of the 20 percent. Read...

 

Starry eyed Chicago mom on raising twins

Two times the fun! Our September mom of the month is VP of Visitor Experience at Adler Planetarium and a mom of twins.  Read...

 

Why your kids should be dog-gone happy this month

September has truly gone to the dogs. Here's how to enjoy it. Read...

 

Computers in Chicago classrooms: Yes or no?

Will getting your middle schooler a computer for in-class notes improve her grades? Not necessarily.  Read...

 

3 ways to have cheap fun this month

From free to really inexpensive, we've got ways to keep your kids busy without breaking the bank this month. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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