August 2014


1 in 5 kids has sent nude or semi-nude photos of themselves to others. You can take some steps to make sure your child isn't one of the 20 percent. more

Sep 9, 2014 8:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives


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Local experts are working hard to get girls involved with science, technology, engineering and math at a young age. Resources to get started may be as close as your own backyard. more

Aug 26, 2014 4:40 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Students are becoming increasingly connected with their international counterparts. more

Aug 20, 2014 6:03 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It's easy to get started creating waste-free lunches for your kids. more

Aug 20, 2014 3:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Christopher Garlington forewarned his wife and kids the Internet would be down for a day. That didn't stop the hysteria that ensued. more

Aug 19, 2014 6:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

There's still time to pick up a few last-minute back-to-school items that can add a little fun to your child's day. more

Aug 19, 2014 5:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

With just a few weeks left, we've got a few ideas on what to see at the Bristol Renaissance Faire before it closes Sept. 1. more

Aug 15, 2014 3:21 PM Chicago Parent Archives


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No mom's hopeless when it comes to looking put-together. A couple of Chicago stylists give some tips on creating your own updated mom look. more

Aug 11, 2014 12:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Backpacks aren't about the Ninja turtle on the front. Here's a guide to age-appropriate backpacks. more

Aug 11, 2014 12:14 PM Chicago Parent Archives


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It’s time to let it go and realize it’s OK to make mistakes more

Aug 11, 2014 12:00 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Jennifer Robertson will hold a free yoga event for kids this weekend. more

Aug 11, 2014 10:48 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Get out the mixing bowls and start instilling confidence and cooking skills in your tween. more

Aug 11, 2014 10:17 AM Chicago Parent Archives

When Kathryn Rose decides her toddler's behind compared to the overscheduled tots around her, she puts her own education plan into action. more

Jul 29, 2014 11:07 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago's south side doesn't get much publicity once you leave U.S. Cellular Field, but there's lots more to see besides baseball. more

Jul 29, 2014 10:36 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Enjoy the food and the view on the 95th floor of the Hancock Center. more

Jul 29, 2014 9:59 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Expand kids' palates, and enjoy a taste of the ocean, at this Chicago restaurant. more

Jul 29, 2014 9:50 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Marianne Walsh finds an old research study gives her new insight into her role as the terrycloth monkey mother to her boys. more

Jul 28, 2014 3:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Writer and mom Sara Fisher has some fun ideas on how to get kids back in the learning mode. more

Jul 28, 2014 2:18 PM , Chicago Parent Archives

From Jelly Bean art to counting freckles, there's lots to do this month. more

Jul 28, 2014 1:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Sports fans have a new place to celebrate Chicago's teams. more

Jul 28, 2014 1:39 PM Chicago Parent Archives