2013 June

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Eight free apps for the Fourth of July

Create a patriotic family photo or your own fireworks spectacular. Test your knowledge of American history or learn some new facts. We found eight free apps for Chicago families to use while celebrating our nation’s freedom and showing their American pride. Read...

 

New monkey habitat and train adventure coming to Lincoln Park Zoo

This summer, Lincoln Park Zoo is beginning construction on a new project for that will include new animals, adventures and amenities. Read...

 

8 must-sees in the Museum of Science and Industry's 80 at 80 exhibit

Get inside Paul Bunyan's head and see a pair of Google Glasses in the latest exhibit at MSI. Read...

 

Votes needed to fund books at new Chicago Lighthouse preschool

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is a finalist for a $7,500 grant to fill its new preschool with books. Opening in September, the preschool will promote literacy and acceptance. Read...

 

New report advocates for working pregnant women and workplace equality

Despite the passing of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act 35 years ago, working pregnant women continue to be discriminated in the workplace. A new report shows that the fight for equality and safety has only just begun. Read...

 

Five things to see at Kohl Children's Museum this summer

Our top picks not to miss this season at Glenview's popular museum. Read...

 

25 must-have parenting products for Chicago families

From strollers to pacifiers to gadgets, the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) put everything to the test to find the best products for families.  Read...

 

Daughter's fear of thunder leads Chicago-area dad to write children's book

Like many parents, Tim Sheridan has oftentimes been called into his daughter's room during a thunderstorm – attempting to explain the natural phenomenon that, to his daughter, just appeared to be a massive force of loud noises and bright lights. Read...

 

Shedd Aquarium reopens Great Lakes exhibit with interactive upgrades

Pet a prehistoric fish, record your own Great Lakes memories and learn all about the species inhabiting our local waters. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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