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Bieber most overrated?

The non-scientific opinion website Sodahead.com rates Justin Bieber as the most overrated musical star of 2011. Do you agree? Read...

 

Kids movies that won't make parents crazy

What movies are fun (and possibly educational) for kids without making parents want to scream from the stupidity? We talked to the director of movie reviews at <a href="http://www.CommonSenseMedia.org" target="_blank">CommonSenseMedia.org</a> and got some recommendations. Read...

 

Going Greek in new museum

Greektown may not be on your list of family friendly hotspots, but the new National Hellenic Museum that opened last week on Halsted Street could change that.  Read...

 

Your last chance to see some great holiday theater

A number of shows are closing Dec. 23, and if any of these are on your list, it's time to stop checking and buy tickets. Read...

 

Making a Menorah

Two handy at-home menorahs you can make with your kids. Read...

 

Hanukkah: A festival of lights and dark houses

Carrie Kaufman muses on the history of Hanukkah, what it means, what it doesn't mean, and why Jews don't put up twinkling lights and have trees. Read...

 

Stress-free holidays for special needs kids

Julie Martin, Center Director of By Your Side in Schaumburg. offers parents advice on making the holidays special and stress-free for their special needs children.  Read...

 

Is reality TV really real?

A recent Girl Scout study found that a majority of teen girls who watch reality TV think all shows are completely realistic. America's Next Top Model contestant Kasia Pilewicz, and others, want them to know this is not the case. Read...

 

Chicago Christmas Lights

One of our favorite things to do this time of year is drive around and see all the beautiful Christmas lights. Hopefully these stories will enhance your holiday season. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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