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Congress approves increased funding for early childhood education

Single mom Reyna Terrell, 22, and a number of other young mothers now stand to benefit from a spending bill passed by Congress last week that increases the early-childhood education budget by more than $1 billion. Read...

 

Genetics may trump environment in kids' aggression

Genetics might be the reason for violent temper tantrums, scientists believe, but they say parents are not off the hook in trying to keep them in check. Read...

 

Emerald City brings pigs to life on Apollo Theater stage

Review: Emerald City Theatre's "Three Little Pigs" is so good you just might fall in love with the Big Bad Wolf by the end. Read...

 

Will Chicago say goodbye to winter soon?

Will the groundhog see his shadow Saturday? Or are we stuck with six more weeks of the nightmare this winter has been for Chicago? We have four great events for your family. Read...

 

Chicago Children's Theatre has a winner in Mr. Chickee

Chicago Children's Theatre will have your kids singing the blues (rhythm and blues, that is) when they leave the super high-energy new show, Mr. Chickee's Funny Money. Read...

 

Shedd Aquarium will be free this weekend

To make up for being closed during bad weather, and to help cure cabin fever, Shedd will offer free admission this weekend for Illinois residents. Read...

 

Brookfield Zoo shows off New Year's baby

The first baby of 2014 at Brookfield Zoo weighs 25 pounds and is a real cutie. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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