October 2010

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Notebaert's Nature's LunchBox exhibit serves up lessons and laughs

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has jumped in with its newest exhibit, Nature's LunchBox, presents a big-picture view of food systems that engages kids of all ages. Read...

 

The best baby blankets for a Chicago winter

Baby, it's cold outside. Keep unforgiving winter weather at bay with four baby blankets that'll have your little ones feeling as warm as a cup of cocoa. Read...

 

Gold exhibit at Field Museum strikes, well, gold

Watch your kid's jaw drop, eyes widen and voices hush when you walk into a room with 23-karat gold walls, a jewel of the Field Museum's new exhibit on the precious metal. Read...

 

Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis talks food and family in Chicago

The Food Network star and mother to 2-year-old Jade sounds off on Italian cooking, shopping with a toddler and why parmesan cheese is the greatest thing since sliced bread.  Read...

 

Chicago nonprofit gives kids reading mentors, and motivation, to promote literacy

Open Books Buddies pairs students at Chicago elementary schools with a mentor from the community. A relatively new entry into the Chicago literacy scene, this program has its focus squarely on kids. Read...

 

Who's watching your kids? Chicago beats national average in afterschool programs

The good news: more Chicago kids are in afterschool and summer programs than the national average. The bad news: 1 in 3 are still on their own after 3 p.m.  Read...

 
 

Hunting for hauntings in Chicago with ghost tour operator Richard T. Crowe

Richard T. Crowe is a professional ghost hunter who has been chasing down the eerie and unexplained in Chicago for nearly 40 years. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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