The good news: more Chicago kids are in afterschool and summer programs than the national average. The bad news: 1 in 3 are still on their own after 3 p.m. more

Oct 20, 2010 5:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

We asked Candi Wingate, author of the new book, "The Nanny Factor," to share three of her best tips for choosing your nanny. more

Oct 6, 2010 11:47 AM Babies

The debate over daycare continues, but a new long-term study finds it can give kids an academic boost as they hit their teenage years. more

Jun 22, 2010 10:34 AM General Parenting