Shedd Aquarium opens new outdoor Stingray Touch exhibit
5:45 PM - May 14
Families can reach out and touch rays as they glide through an outdoor pool in Shedd's newest seasonal exhibit.
Children's Book Week: Favorite books of our staff and readers
2:28 PM - May 14
In honor of Children's Book Week, we asked around the office and on Facebook to find out what our staff and reader's favorite books were growing up.
Why we shouldn't celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day
By White Dad Problems | White Dad Problems
12:19 PM - May 14
Another Mother's Day has come and gone, and the Dads are still standing. But why do we even have these holidays anyway?
Young moms take on breast cancer
10:35 AM - May 14
Three moms of young children share how breast cancer changed their lives.
Cosmic Wonder launches families from Chicago's Adler Planetarium into outer space
5:07 PM - May 13
In Adler's new live show, visitors feel like they're floating through space dust.
When profanity shows up in your child's schoolwork
2:37 PM - May 13
There were a few problems with my daughter's creative writing essay. Problems with big capital F's.
The best apps for new parents
11:43 AM - May 13
First time parent? There are apps for that. We've gathered the best apps for new parents to learn about, measure, soothe and distract their little bundle of joy.
Learning more than just cooking from scratch from generations of the women who came before me
By Jasmine Jafferali | Healthy Jasmine
10:27 AM - May 13
A Mother's Day meal with four generations is a reminder of the lessons, in and out of the kitchen, that have been passed down from mom to mom.
Blueberry Buttermilk Cake recipe is perfect for Mother's Day
By Mandy Fayne | Kids in the Kitchen
1:04 PM - May 10
Whether for breakfast in bed or a yummy brunch, this healthier Buttermilk Blueberry Cake will win mom's heart this weekend.