Liz DeCarlo

Senior Editor

Liz DeCarlo has been part of the Chicago Parent editorial team for nine years and is the senior editor of Chicago Parent and editor of Going Places magazine. She is the single parent of three kids.

E-mail Liz at ldecarlo@chicagoparent.com

Past articles

A family guide to Memorial Day in Chicago

Make Memorial Day about more than just a Monday off from school and work.  Read...

 

Adapted playsets help children with special needs swing in own backyard

A new rating system helps parents whose children have disabilities find the right backyard swingset. The Adaptive Swing Seat is a new product for backyard sets that provides neck, back, shoulder and waist support. Read...

 

Eyes to the Skies festival lowers cost, increases the fun for Chicago families

More than a hot air balloon festival, Eyes to the Skies also features Lumberjack training for kids and a carnival. Read...

 

The Museum of Science and Industry encourages families to have summer fun with science

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is offering families the chance to have summer fun with science. With projects themes such as gardening and sunlight, there is lots for the kids to learn and explore. Read...

 

Teaching kids with special needs to self-advocate

Parents of kids with special needs are so used to advocating for their children that they often forget to teach kids to speak up for themselves. Read...

 

Big Bugs invade Morton Arboretum

David Rogers' larger-than-life Big Bugs exhibit is back at the arboretum for the summer. Read...

 

Adler Planetarium celebrates summer and science with 100 Days of Wonder

Keeping kids learning during the summer can be a challenge, but the planetarium has developed a new program to help parents explore and enjoy science with their children.  Read...

 

Naper Settlement blacksmith finds new calling

Greg Merriam loves to make kids smile as he shares tricks of his historic trade at Naper Settlement. Read...

 

Ketogenic Diet offers hope of a seizure-free life to children with epilepsy

Research has shown that about one-third of children on the Ketogenic Diet become seizure-free. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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