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...

 

13 ways to comfort a parent when their baby dies

People want to be a supportive when a loved one loses a baby, but often feel so helpless. Hyacynth shares the things that comforted her and advice from friends also grieving their babies. Read...

 

How Chicago moms envision the perfect Mother's Day

Four Chicago moms share what they'd like for Mother's Day--and dads might be surprised at their answers! Read...

 

Chicago mom opens family camp for summer

What's better than summertime when you're a kid, especially when you can go to camp! After a successful stint at mommy/camp counselor in the past, Sara is reopening her family camp this summer.  Read...

 

Chicago mom faces her irrational fears

Facing your biggest irrational fears is a spot on way to show your kids just how much you love them and how far you will go to protect them. Just ask Keely.  Read...

 

Five tips for planning a Pinteresting child’s birthday party in Chicago

Make your child's next birthday extra special with these birthday party tips from Pinterest! Read...

 

Chicago mom: My kids are making me dumb

Please forgive Melissa for anything crazy she might say or do. She has toddler-induced dementia.  Read...

 

Math book makes bedtime fun for Chicago kids ... really!

Bedtime can be a trying time in some homes but this book may make the process a little more fun. And your kids will learn something, too! Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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