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August 2012

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Museum wants to generate interest in electricity and alternative forms of energy. more

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 AM Museums

Before you know it, the kids will be back in school and you'll be scrambling for afterschool care. Here are four places in Chicago to check out before the panic sets in. more

Aug 7, 2012 4:29 PM General Parenting

Already the kids are thinking about the end of summer and you are thinking about back to school. Just pause for a moment. more

Aug 3, 2012 10:14 AM General Parenting

From snacks to bags to supplies, we've gathered some of the best of the back-to-school offerings this year. more

Aug 2, 2012 3:34 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Tween and teen boys can eat you out of house and home -- and still want MORE. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:44 PM General Parenting

When CPS tried to change breakfast, a group of parents discovered their voices really do matter. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:39 PM General Parenting

Busy life can make moms feel scatterbrained sometimes. Carol Pavlik learns what can happen. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:35 PM General Parenting

One mom shares why she loves raising her baby in the city. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:30 PM General Parenting

Fresh from foodie Emily Paster, three farmers market treats you might not have tried before, but should. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:22 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It is important for kids to have the best experience possible when it comes to loving school, so get started in preschool with our tips from the experts. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:12 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Experts say parents and teachers should not compare boys and girls -- or stereotype students based on their gender. more

Aug 2, 2012 12:01 PM Chicago Parent Archives

What you should know about creating a health media diet for your kids this school year. more

Aug 2, 2012 11:55 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Does the end of summer vacation mean the end of vacations when the school bell rings? Some say yes, some say no. more

Aug 2, 2012 11:31 AM Chicago Parent Archives

With budgets on the decline, parents and teachers of gifted children find themselves forced to be more creative to encourage the learning. more

Aug 2, 2012 11:24 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Despite popular favor in years past, the theory of learning styles isn't the best way to encourage children to learn. Rather, adapting to each child's best abilities is key to success. more

Aug 2, 2012 11:15 AM Chicago Parent Archives

10 years after NCLB, schools are still failing and Illinois is on the verge of big changes. more

Aug 2, 2012 10:43 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Try these yummy fun snacks for little fingers. more

Aug 2, 2012 10:33 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Four ways to help your kids learn good fiscal habits now that will pay off the rest of their lives. more

Aug 2, 2012 10:26 AM General Parenting

Jodi Norgaard set out to create dolls that make girls like themselves. So far, she's succeeded with Go! Go! dolls. more

Aug 2, 2012 10:23 AM Chicago Parent Archives