Taking a break from a full family calendar to enjoy the small moments
By Melissa Haak | Peanut Butter in my Hair
11:12 AM - May 16
With the end of the school year, spring sports and outdoor activities, May can be more hectic than the holidays.
Chicago mom of seven graduates from law school
1:54 PM - May 15
Jennifer Wheeler Wood hopes her degree will give her the tools to help families with special needs children.
50s-style dresses popular this summer for every body type
By Meredith Sinclair | Trending
1:05 PM - May 15
Meredith shares a look every mom can love: the 50s-style inspired dress. Dress it up for a summer wedding or down for lunch with the kids.
Teaching kids to swim and love the water reduces drowning risk
10:26 AM - May 15
Tips from the experts on choosing a swim club and how to get the most out of lessons.
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.