January 2010

Latest content from ChicagoParent.com

 

Video interview with "Super-Manny" Mike Ruggles

Mike Ruggles, a Chicago family therapist, is the star of an episode of ABC's "Super-Manny" airing Jan. 29. We sat down with this smooth-headed softie to talk about the show, his newfound fame and his own family plans.  Read...

 

Want to know what your baby is saying?

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals. But using the Dunston Baby Language system, an Oak Park prenatal massage therapist is teaching new parents that their babies are telling them everything they need to know. Read...

 

Kids with special needs gain confidence in karate class

One Chicago martial arts instructor is helping kids with special needs gain confidence and leadership skills through karate.  Read...

 

Federal agency recalls Graco strollers, warns of fingertip amputation hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall Thursday of about 1.5 million Graco brand strollers, warning that the hinges on the canopy pose a risk of fingertip amputation. Read...

 

Media use exploding among tweens, teens

If your kids aren't sleeping, chances are, they're tuned in, logged in or plugged in to one of the many electronic devices or social networks that, a new study confirms, have come to be as much a part of adolescence as pimples and learners' permits. Read...

 

Reliving a nightmare: Parents can suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after injury to child

Your child was injured -- so why can't you get back to normal? Post-traumatic stress disorder is common among parents, a new study finds.  Read...

 

Depression, anxiety higher among today's teens, landmark study finds

Today's young adults are five times more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress than they were 70 years ago, a new study finds. An unsettling truth: Parents is getting harder.  Read...

 

Learn to love the long weekend again

Wait, the kids are off school again? They were just off for two weeks! Not to worry. We're here with a one-day survival guide, loaded with ways to keep your kids entertained on Martin Luther King Day.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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