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Let's face it: The Internet can be a scary place. But a new study finds that using filtering and blocking software on at-home computers can reduce children’s exposure to the worst of the Web. more

Jan 25, 2010 6:35 PM General Parenting

Keeping a perfectly organized house can be a challenge with children, but you can easily have a "sort of" organized home. more

Nov 17, 2009 1:08 PM General Parenting

Chicago parents reveal the bright side -- and less-than-glamorous moments too -- of baby-rearing in the Windy City, stroller and diaper bag in tow. more

Sep 22, 2009 1:52 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Parents of newborns will go through 196 diapers in the first two weeks, a quart of breast milk a day and countless bottles and wipes as baby blooms virtually overnight. Show off growth spurts with finds that combine practicality with originality this fall. more

Sep 22, 2009 12:01 PM Chicago Parent Archives

When the bank changed the locks on their home, the Tonkinsons lost a lifetime of memories — their girls' dance recitals, swim meets, gymnastic competitions. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

When Laverne and Steve Street bought their Glen Ellyn home in 2006, their realtor told them not to worry about radon, a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that seeps into homes through cracks in the foundation. That was almost a dangerous mistake. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:36 PM Health & Fitness