Morton Arboretum lights up the night for the holidays
1:55 PM - November 22
Morton Arboretum's new interactive light exhibit is a chance to take your family outside and experience the sensory delight of technology and nature.
New online tool tracks cold and flu symptoms in your area
1:01 PM - November 22
WebMD's Cold and Flu Map keeps Chicago families ahead of the sickness curve this winter.
Chicago mom: How to cope when your ex has the kids on a holiday
By | Shannan Younger
12:46 PM - November 22
Most of us can't imagine being away from our kids during the holidays. But it's the reality for many parents who are separated or divorced. One Chicago mom shares the different ways she copes.
Chicago family volunteers at a hen house
By Kate Hall | Kate Hall
10:06 AM - November 21
Volunteering at a hen house - collecting, counting and candling eggs - has proved to be a fun learning experience for Kate and her kids.
Video: Chicago area family shares positive impact of Special Olympics
4:40 PM - November 20
Back in the spring Chicago Parent's former editor Susy Schultz followed the story of a suburban Chicago family as one of their children competed in the regional Special Olympics.
Chicago housing market: Are you fit to buy?
By | Keely Flynn
12:31 PM - November 20
Homeownership isn't for everyone. In fact, in today's market, more and more people are realizing they should have stuck to renting.
Chicago mom heads to Chicago Toy & Game Fair to get the real scoop on toys
By Marianne Walsh | Failing With Gusto
9:35 AM - November 20
One mom is on the hunt for the latest and greatest toys and games. She's sure she'll find them this weekend. The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is open to the public, so you can, too.
Four must-have gifts for Chicago tweens
3:37 PM - November 19
Our toy expert visited 10 local stores to bring you the hottest gifts for the holiday season. Here are Chicago Parent's picks for the tween crowd.
Body image and a Chicago yoga mom
By | Ups and Downs of a Yoga Mom
3:36 PM - November 19
Yoga teacher and Chicago mom Beth has been a proud supporter of luxury sportswear brand Lululemon for years, but the company founder's negative comments on women's bodies may have put her off for good.