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It's the darkest night of the year! more

Dec 7, 2017 2:04 PM PLAY

Make a plan to ride the holiday train with your family this year. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:39 AM Holiday Fun

Expert Harvey Karp reveals the best ways to sooth your baby and make them happy. more

Apr 11, 2016 7:59 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Give the gift of experiences. more

Dec 14, 2015 8:58 PM SHOP

Treasured dishes come with amazing memories. more

Dec 8, 2015 7:07 PM Recipes

Navigating the season's most common challenges. more

Nov 23, 2015 3:12 PM General Parenting


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TheBabyGuy—baby gear expert and product info extraordinaire—gives his recommendations for must-have baby gear in Chicago. more

Oct 15, 2015 8:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It is possible! Your day can begin smoothly. Here's what you need to do. more

Aug 10, 2015 7:18 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The 606 brings together arts, history, design, trails for bikers, runners, and walkers, event spaces, alternative transportation avenues, and green, open space. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:17 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Don't head out to the movies. Bring the big screen to your own backyard. Here's how. more

Jun 18, 2014 2:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Summer can be a time for fun, but it also means kids often forget a lot of what they've learned in school. We've got 15 tips from teachers to head off summer brain drain. more

Jun 13, 2014 2:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Find some inspiration to create your own perfect Chicago day. more

May 6, 2014 10:39 AM Chicago Parent Archives