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Four ways to help your kids learn good fiscal habits now that will pay off the rest of their lives. more

Aug 2, 2012 10:26 AM General Parenting

Months after a state law requiring insurers to pay for autism therapies, some families are finding the road to coverage a tough one. more

Mar 23, 2010 2:43 PM Chicago Parent Archives

As foreclosures force families into rental housing, some are finding a "not welcome" sign. more

Feb 23, 2010 3:52 PM Chicago Parent Archives

As the recession continues, more moms find their earnings under the spotlight. more

Jan 25, 2010 10:56 PM General Parenting

Families interested in adopting and who are willing to consider adopting an African-American or biracial child are desperately needed by St. Mary's, an adoption agency in Arlington Heights. more

Nov 17, 2009 12:31 PM General Parenting

When relationships crumble, what you can do to protect your kids' safety. more

Sep 28, 2009 1:49 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Since Anne O'Hara adopted a special-needs girl in 2006, many people have asked her, "Do you know what you're getting into?" She tells them she signed up to be as mother -- and all that comes with it -- just like any parent. more

Sep 2, 2009 11:21 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Many of the behaviors manifested by people with autism are the same behaviors officers are trained to perceive as suspicious. more

Sep 2, 2009 11:21 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Just two weeks down the calendar loomed the day Carol Patinkin had dreaded since her little boy was a toddler. more

Sep 2, 2009 11:21 AM Chicago Parent Archives

In the current economy, kids have a lot of questions about finances. And now more than ever, it's important to teach kids about smart financial sense. more

Sep 1, 2009 2:47 PM Chicago Parent Archives