March 2011

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Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi talks about her new children's book in Chicago

On a stop in Chicago to promote her book, the former Olympian sat down to talk to Chicago Parent about being a mom, trying new things and the importance of early literacy. Read...

 

Body Worlds exhibit at MSI in Chicago is kid-friendly - for the right kind of kid

MSI's new Body Worlds exhibit is a fascinating tour of the human body. But is it kid-friendly? It depends on the kid - and the parent. Read...

 

Chicago boy heads to Washington to advocate for epilepsy awareness, research

Twelve-year-old Chiagoan Johnathan Ramirez is headed to Washington, D.C., to tell lawmakers more needs to be done for epilepsy. Read...

 

Spring break in Chicago: 20 things to do

School's out for a few days - how will you spend them? We've got 20 ideas to get you started. Read...

 

Car seat changes keep babies rear-facing longer

The nation's top pediatricians now say kids should remain in a car seat until their second birthday. Read...

 

Adler Planetarium makes pitch for NASA space shuttle

Adler Planetarium is wooing NASA to bring one of the retiring space shuttles to Chicago.  Read...

 

New Blue Man show reinvents 20-year-old Chicago theater classic

Blue Man Group has reinvented itself again, embracing today's tech-obsessed kids while poking a little fun at them - and their parents - at the same time. Read...

 

African pups make their exhibit debut at Brookfield Zoo

The 10 wild African pups born at Brookfield Zoo last fall made their public debut this week.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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