January 2011

Chicago Parent magazine

Jamila Esmilla, 5; Ethan Eberhard, 5; Hailey Borglin, 5; Giana Provenzano, 5; and Aadit Bhavsar, 6; all of Darien.

Your road map to a fabulous 2011, one room at a time

Meredith Sinclair's tips for those few "messy spaces" in most of our kid-centered worlds that could use a little tidying-up and a light sprinkling of self-improvement.  Read...

 

Best products of 2011 (so far) and where to buy in Chicago

The new year is only a few days old, but already chock full of futuristic fun, like waterless showers, stay-put socks, and more. Read...

 

How to choose your child's preschool: A guide to Chicago's early education

Private, public, parochial, Montessori, Reggio, Waldorf: Choosing a preschool can be as daunting as choosing a college.  Read...

 

Double (triple) trouble: Chicago couple juggles two sets of triplets under age 4

For years, Stacey and Tim Cavanagh thought they would never have a child. Then came two sets of triplets in four years, and a whole new life for the Lincoln Park family. Read...

 

The similarities between chimps and kids

Ever watched your toddlers tumble and play and thought they weren’t all that different from the chimps you watch frolic at the zoo? Turns out you're right.  Read...

 

How to build a snow castle

Architectural advice to make the block's best snow castle. Read...

 

Ideas for outdoor fun this winter in Chicago: snowshoeing, tubing and more

Take a hint from the groundhog: It's time to emerge from the burrow and see the sun again.  Read...

 

Chicago art scene can introduce kids to culture

Educators at Chicago's leading arts organizations offer advice about cultivating children’s interest in one of the world's ultimate urban classrooms. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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