Liz Hoffman

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Past articles

Chicago organizations in the fight against childhood obesity

This month, we'll be profiling a city charter school where the kids do yoga, a north suburban nonprofit teaching cooking skills for busy families, and one museum's efforts to bring kids a little closer to their food. Read...

 

Adler Planetarium in Chicago misses out on NASA space shuttle

After a 15-month courtship, Adler Planetarium received news Tuesday that it will not add a retired space shuttle to its collections. 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...

 

Chicago Bears summer camp teaches skills without bumps and bruises

NFL lockout got your kids down? Consider a week at the Chicago Bears official youth football camps this summer. Read...

 

Notebaert's "Nature's Architects" puts animal architects on display

With the help of some hundred-year-old specimens and 11 live species, Notebaert's "Nature's Architects" shines as it bridges the gap between the animal world and our own. Read...

 

What is ChiTown Parent?

Follow along as 12 city parents report in with news and notes from across Chicago's neighborhoods. Read...

 

Body Worlds exhibit at MSI in Chicago is kid-friendly - for the right kind of kid

MSI's new Body Worlds exhibit is a fascinating tour of the human body. But is it kid-friendly? It depends on the kid - and the parent. Read...

 

Adler Planetarium makes pitch for NASA space shuttle

Adler Planetarium is wooing NASA to bring one of the retiring space shuttles to Chicago.  Read...

 

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum extends hours

Guests will now have an extra half-hour to explore the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, which had its biggest attendance year ever in 2010.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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