Do you suffer from "Mommy or Daddy Brain?" Dr. Smith's knows that parents have a lot to balance - but dealing with diaper rash should be one less stress. Read more from Chicago moms and dads about how they handle mommy/daddy brain.
Ever wanted to explore the world back when dinosaurs were in charge? Here's your chance - an epic, beautiful 3-D movie that puts you right in the prehistoric action. Computer-animated dinos set out on an adventure to see if Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, can triumph. One Chicago Parent reader will win a family five-pack to see the film (opening Dec. 20) at the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
Studies have shown that kids prefer homemade lunches to ones bought at school, no matter how strong the lure of cafeteria pizza. So save that lunch money (latte, anyone?), grab your brown bags and get packing!
On the playground, fruit snacks are king. And while there's half a grocery store shelf devoted to different varieties, why not make your own? This easy, crafty snack will keep for up to a month — perfect for camp and school lunches. Get cooking!