Chicago's best beaches

Twenty-six miles long with 31 beaches, the Chicago lakefront has a spot that should fit every family. Here are our favorite beaches, just in time for the warm weather.  Read...

 

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

Make Memorial Day about more than just a Monday off from school and work.  Read...

 

Bird watching takes flight in Chicago

The sun is shining (finally!) and the birds are chirping. Now's the time to get the family outside with some binoculars and a bird watching guide to learn a new hobby all ages can enjoy.  Read...

 

A healthier strawberry shortcake to remind you summer is coming

The kids will love you for making this yummy and healthier version of strawberry shortcake this weekend. Read...

 

Chicago mom: What I learned about my tween after reading her bucket list

Shannan was surprised to discover her tween daughter had created a bucket list. She was even more surprised to find out what was on it.  Read...

 

Chicago moms turn heads in Radiant Orchid lip color

Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid. Meredith shows you how to rock this bold shade.  Read...

 

Plant the seed: Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Laila is participating in Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day in hopes of showing her son how to balance the pressures of career and family. Read...

 

Chicago mom tells the story of her life, no one else's

Everyone feels envious at some point, but when Melissa does, she simply reminds herself that she is living her life, not anyone else's. And her life is just as special and important as anyone's.  Read...

 

Pinterest scavenger hunt saves the day in Chicago

A scavenger hunt can ramp up the fun when you have a group of kids to entertain. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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