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Chicago families can get out in nature this weekend
September 26, 2013
Turn off the screens and enjoy some time in nature with a hike, Stop and Study Stations and even Radio Disney.
The Wiggles invade Chicago
September 4, 2013
The Wiggles are out with a new album and a new TV show, plus they have added a girl Wiggle to the group. They are bringing their goofy fun to Chicago Sept. 21.
Baby dolphin born, then dies at Brookfield Zoo
August 7, 2013
There is a new addition to the dolphin family at Brookfield Zoo. Allie, a 26-year-old bottlenose dolphin, gave birth to a female calf on Aug. 2 around 11 a.m. At 3 feet long, the calf weighs 40 pounds and appears to be healthy and strong.
Help your special needs child with bullies
August 5, 2013
Parents will always worry about their kids and try to do what it takes to keep them safe. But when it comes to the bullying a child with special needs may face, it's hard for parents to know how to help.
Top back-to-school products for Chicago families
August 1, 2013
Looking for the latest in back to school products? Click through our favorite items that will help your child make the grade.
Lurie Children's Hospital home to one of a kind voice program
July 24, 2013
Imagine not hearing your child's first words or giggles or hearing a voice that doesn't sound entirely normal. Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago houses the Pediatric Voice Program, Chicago's only program dedicated to voice conditions.
Family guide to the Taste of Chicago 2013
July 9, 2013
Is your family visiting the Taste of Chicago this week? We have a guide to enjoying the event family style without getting lost in the crowd.
New healthy food options for families at Taste of Chicago 2013
July 8, 2013
The Taste of Chicago is taking over Grant Park this week for the 33rd time. This year, families will see an increase in healthy food options and wellness activities.
How Chicago families can make sure their child's car seat is safely installed
July 2, 2013
The summer months are a popular time for families to go on vacations. Before you leave the driveway, make sure your car seats are safe.
Eight free apps for the Fourth of July
June 27, 2013
Create a patriotic family photo or your own fireworks spectacular. Test your knowledge of American history or learn some new facts. We found eight free apps for Chicago families to use while celebrating our nation’s freedom and showing their American pride.