It wouldn't be Memorial Day weekend without some big movie openings. We've got tickets to Epic, an animated adventure about a teenager who finds herself transported into a forest - and on a quest to save the world. One reader will win a family five-pack to the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson stopped by Chicago for the local premier of the new Disney Movie, "Let It Shine." ChicagoParent.com's intrepid reporters, Dixon and Delaney, took the opportunity to ask them a few questions that were on their minds... like, Is Coco now a cast member of "So Random"?
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!