Liz Hoffman

Web Editor

Past articles

See baby animals at Chicago's Brookfield and Lincoln Park Zoos this summer

Because glamour shots of baby animals never hurt anybody.  Read...

 

Star-studded kids stage returns Printers Row Lit fest

The Little Lit Stage is sponsored by Broadway in Chicago's "Peter Pan," and includes a star-studded lineup in the world of children's entertainment. Read...

 

Walk on the wild side this month in Chicago

From a bird-day celebration for the Brookfield Zoo's cockatoo to pets on parade in LaGrange, June offers a menagerie of fur, feather and fun! Read...

 

Dolphin at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo is pregnant

Tapeko, a 29-year-old dolphin at the Brookfield Zoo, is pregnant and due to give birth mid-fall. Read...

 

How to save money on baby items: expert tips for Chicago parents

Having a baby is a little like starting a business, which means major start-up costs. Dr. Alan Fields, author of "Baby Bargains" and keynote speaker a Chicago event this month, shares his tips on trimming the fat.  Read...

 

Bank of America card picks up the tab at Shedd, Art Institute, other Chicago museums

When it comes to some of Chicago's best museums, your credit card could do more than pay: It could get you in for free.  Read...

 

"Toys in the Hood" bring Chicago's connection to iconic toys to Elmhurst museum

A new exhibit in Elmhurst unearths the Chicagoland roots of dozens of toys and games, from Lincoln Logs to Radio Flyer wagons to Operation, and gives kids a chance to get down and play.  Read...

 

Chicago hospital works to keep infants safe from whooping cough

As a national awareness campaign for infant vaccines kicks into high gear, one Chicago hospital has been helping keep babies from getting deadly whooping cough. Read...

 

Chicago families on finding faith

Religions make a strong pitch for kids. But to what end? What are the benefits of finding faith as a family? And how does having children affect our own beliefs as parents? Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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