Carol Pavlik

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

Aug 2, 2012 12:35 PM General Parenting

Although animal fostering isn't for everybody, many families are finding that taking in a pet for a short-term commitment until a permanent home can be found is rewarding. more

Feb 24, 2012 12:53 PM Chicago Parent Archives

How I learned an important lesson from an old second-hand piece of wood and a little kid. more

Apr 11, 2011 2:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

One mom's pursuit of the perfect birthday cake. more

Sep 28, 2009 1:51 PM General Parenting