Bronwyn Soell

Participating in martial arts can help kids learn skills and values that will last a lifetime. more

Jan 14, 2013 11:18 AM PLAY

Delicious brunch, comic books and old-fashioned charm await you in this western suburb of Chicago. more

Jan 11, 2013 10:33 AM PLAY

As the The Day of the Dead draws near, plan a family visit to this southern Chicago neighborhood. more

Oct 2, 2012 12:01 PM In the City

Stay involved while giving them some space, too! more

Aug 23, 2012 1:07 PM Holiday Fun

The Oriental Institute was built almost 100 years ago to house the work of University of Chicago archeologists. Today it is stocked with some of the world's oldest, and most fascinating, treasures. more

May 21, 2012 4:01 PM Museums

There are 33 beaches along the lakefront and some of the best for families are the ones you might never hear about. more

May 21, 2012 3:00 PM In the City

Take your kids to work and try one of these three places for lunch. more

May 17, 2012 5:53 PM EAT

For those who've never been, or have memories of being single in Rogers Park, you'll be pleasantly surprised to learn that it's a family destination, too. more

May 15, 2012 2:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

There's a whole nother world under Chicago's Loop. Take a Pedway tour to learn more about it. more

Feb 23, 2012 1:43 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It's not just a bookstore. Non-profit Open Books is actively teaching kids and adults how to read. more

Feb 22, 2012 5:01 PM Chicago Parent Archives

A review of State Street's Magnolia Bakery. more

Feb 22, 2012 4:51 PM Sweet Treats

This beats backyard trampolines big time. more

Dec 7, 2011 1:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Homemade pretzels

Bronwyn Soell

Have a budding chef on your hands? Try one of these cooking schools for kids. more

Dec 7, 2011 12:59 PM EAT