Do you suffer from "Mommy or Daddy Brain?" Dr. Smith's knows that parents have a lot to balance - but dealing with diaper rash should be one less stress. Read more from Chicago moms and dads about how they handle mommy/daddy brain.
Ever wanted to explore the world back when dinosaurs were in charge? Here's your chance - an epic, beautiful 3-D movie that puts you right in the prehistoric action. Computer-animated dinos set out on an adventure to see if Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, can triumph. One Chicago Parent reader will win a family five-pack to see the film (opening Dec. 20) at the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
Candy corn, Lincoln Logs and the Happy Meal: Chicago's a great place to be a kid, and it's also responsible for some of the most enduring contributions to childhood.
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These classic building block come courtesy of Chicago's most famous architectural bloodline. John L. Wright, the son of Frank Lloyd Wright, invented the logs in 1916 and trademarked the name "Lincoln Logs" in 1923. The name is not a nod to Abraham Lincoln, but rather to his father, whose middle name was Lincoln.