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Immunization Week in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health is encouraging people to check their children's immunization records and, if needed, get their children vaccinated at one of several free clinics taking place this week. Read...

 

Quality Preschool Experience Has Lifelong Value

The National Association for the Education of Young Children - that famed "NAEYC" accreditation organization that every preschool aspires to and every parent looks for - is celebrating both young students and teachers with their Week of the Young Child, which started on Monday, April 22. Read...

 

International Baccalaureate programs hidden in Chicago Public Schools

WBEZ's Linda Lutton did another excellent piece on the International Baccalaureate programs hidden inside some of Chicago's poorest and lowest scoring high schools. The kids who come out of these programs score off the charts in knowledge and critical thinking skills.  Read...

 

Soothing babies through stressful times

NPR's Morning Edition had a great story on how to soothe your newborn through shots or hunger or stressful situations using the 5 S's technique. Read...

 

Casting for the pregnancy version of Jersey Shore

The casting directors who found the "talent" for reality shows like Jersey Shore, Millionaire Matchmaker, My Strange Addiction and RuPaul's DragRace are casting for a new reality show on the horror of pregnancy. Read...

 

Picnic at the Shedd

The Shedd Aquarium is hosting what they hope to be a part of the world's largest picnic this weekend to celebrate Earth Day. They want you to be a part of it. Read...

 

Global Girls honors women who give back

Global Girls Inc, a group that empowers African-American girls through the arts, held its first awards gala honoring women who give back to their communities. Read...

 

Motherhood is a hit on the stage

"Motherhood, The Musical" will have you in tears -- tears from laughing so hard. Read...

 

"Everyday Edisons" holding auditions for kids and adults

Do you or your tween or teen have an invention you just know will change the world? The public television show "Everyday Edisons" wants to hear about it. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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