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Jennifer Gilbert

When it comes time to choose a name for the newest addition to your family, the task can seem daunting. more

Sep 2, 2009 10:29 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Everyone says that being a parent is the hardest job you’ll ever have, but no one can really explain what that means. more

Sep 2, 2009 10:29 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Books for new and expectant parents more

Sep 2, 2009 10:10 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Cooking has always been a family experience for Chicago chef and mom of two Rebecca Wheeler. more

Sep 2, 2009 10:10 AM Chicago Parent Archives

This edition of Chicago Baby is particularly special to me more

Sep 2, 2009 10:10 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Every parent wants their baby to be healthy and eat the healthiest foods available. But what do you do when it comes to products that contain "new" additives? more

Sep 2, 2009 9:51 AM Chicago Parent Archives

When Josh Shear and his wife, Karen, decided to have a baby, they wanted to make the conception part of the process special. So the Valparaiso, Ind., couple planned a vacation. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:51 AM Chicago Parent Archives

From the editorCertain life-changing events seem to go in cycles—in my life, the past couple of years have been dominated by marriage, both my own and my friends’. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:51 AM Chicago Parent Archives

There’s been a bit of a baby boom recently with my friends and family—two babies have been born over the past two months, with a third on the way in a matter of weeks. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:35 AM Chicago Parent Archives

One Caesarean birth was enough for Wilmette mom Julie Lambert. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:32 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Although most chocolate treats during spring are associated with Easter and Passover more

Sep 1, 2009 5:40 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Your family may only use Mrs. Butterworth’s on their pancakes, but do they know where the real stuff comes from? more

Sep 1, 2009 5:40 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Although going to the opera sounds like an adult-only activity, the Student Backstage Tours with the Lyric Opera of Chicago are definitely kid friendly. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:05 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Twelve-year-old Sarah Babb may be small in appearance, but as her grandmother says, she has "big ideas." more

Sep 1, 2009 12:57 PM Chicago Parent Archives

When first meeting Crete resident Alex Wifler, he looks like a normal 14-year-old boy with a goofy smile, more

Sep 1, 2009 12:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Last year sixth-grader Sydney Martin went through six months of chemotherapy and steroid treatments to treat a rare blood more

Sep 1, 2009 12:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

While video games and computers are popular activities for many middle schoolers, 13-year-old Estrella Puente more

Sep 1, 2009 12:09 PM Chicago Parent Archives

We’re all familiar with the titles of president, vice president, CEO and CFO in the workplace, but what about CBO and CNO? more

Sep 1, 2009 11:50 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Especially during the month of July when we’re celebrating our country’s history, more

Sep 1, 2009 11:32 AM Chicago Parent Archives