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Muppet exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

Jim Henson's Fantastic World, open now at the Museum of Science and Industry, gets four stars from me. To walk through the exhibit was to walk through my childhood. Best of all, I could share those memories in a very concrete way with my three sons. Read...

 

Lincoln Park Zoo celebrates Nature Boardwalk with turtles, adorable kids

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: A class of kindergarteners helped the Lincoln Park Zoo release turtles into the zoo's South Pond. Read...

 

Chicago's last elephant leaves Brookfield Zoo

When Joyce, a 27-year-old elephant, walked up a ramp and into a specially outfitted tractor trailer truck Wednesday night, Brookfield Zoo was left without an elephant in its collection for the first time since the Chicago Zoological Society opened the park in 1934. Read...

 

Don't think you have time to workout? Think again

With the diaper changes and feedings, new moms hardly have time to think about exercise, let alone squeezing in a workout. But think about this: your postpartum workout sessions can help your baby because you'll be less tense, feel better about yourself and will be stronger and more flexible. Read...

 

Chicago accepting nominations for official 2010 Christmas tree

Got a tall tree? Like, really tall? The City of Chicago is looking for its official 2010 Christmas tree and is taking nominations from the public through Oct. 11. Read...

 

5 (sort of serious) ways dads can get more involved at school

A national parents group announced its "Million Hours of Power" initiative this week, basically tsk-tsking dads into getting more involved in their kids' school. But involved how? We have five only slightly ridiculous ideas. Read...

 

Interview with Zack Snyder, director of "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole" in Chicago

Father of six and director Zack Snyder talks about his first kid's film and why your little ones will fall in love with an owl named Soren.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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