Digital Content Editor
Alaina Buzas lives in Chicago's South Loop but is originally from Michigan. Before becoming the Digital Content Editor for ChicagoParent.com, she worked as a designer for the magazine's parent company Wednesday Journal, Inc. When she isn't working, she volunteers with 826 Chicago, blogs about book cover design and cheers on her Detroit Tigers. Alaina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she majored in Journalism and minored in Visual Communications. She also spent a year studying photography and eating delicious food in Italy.
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Afternoon Laugh: Funny Stages of Pregnancy chart
March 25, 2013
From fear to acceptance to food stains, check out this illustrated Stages of Pregnancy chart that is sure to give you a laugh.
New Field Museum exhibit transports visitors to prehistoric caves
March 21, 2013
Scenes from the Stone Age uses interactive displays to teach families about prehistoric life.
5 must-have apps for your spring break family vacation
March 19, 2013
Heading to an unfamiliar city for spring break this year? Download these free apps before you go.
Week 7: Learning about teenage pregnancy in Chicago
March 12, 2013
Teaching, and learning, that the power of the personal anecdote hits like written statistics never will.
Lincoln Park Zoo welcomes Moholi bushbaby to its family
March 7, 2013
This tiny primate's big eyes and bigger ears will melt your heart.
First Lady Michelle Obama shows off her dance moves
February 28, 2013
Even if your husband is the leader of the free world, you're still allowed to boogie down once in a while.
Mercadito great for Chicago date nights
February 26, 2013
With a cocktail lounge downstairs, this authentic Mexican restaurant in River North makes for a great night out in the city.
Weeks 4 and 5: Working together
February 19, 2013
What a surprise, outlines and group work really do help cultivate ideas.
New Star Wars exhibit opens at Legoland Chicago in March
February 19, 2013
After putting a new theme to vote in January, Legoland will open its first Star Wars miniland on March 8.
Upcoming This American Life episodes to focus on gang violence at Chicago high school
February 13, 2013
Two part series takes place at Harper High School in West Englewood, where 29 current and recent students were shot last year.