Maid-Rite has arrived in Chicago's Lincoln Park and families are sure to flock to the diner-style eatery that is as kid-friendly as it is delicious. more

Dec 20, 2012 9:32 AM Restaurant Picks

A reader asks for advice on how to deal with bad behavior from her son's first girlfriend. more

Dec 18, 2012 10:53 AM General Parenting

Your Ripple Effect is a bucket list, with a twist. It's about giving back to your community. more

Dec 17, 2012 11:47 AM General Parenting

13 countries in five years for little Vivien. more

Dec 14, 2012 2:00 PM Travel

The free programs address everything from what parents can do about bullying to answers about ADHD medication. more

Dec 14, 2012 10:51 AM General Parenting

These three exhibits will at least keep the kids occupied for a few days. more

Dec 12, 2012 3:15 PM Holiday Fun

Families can bowl, play bocce and dine in a "grown-up" atmosphere at three Chicagoland locations. more

Dec 12, 2012 12:40 PM Chicago Parent Archives

How can you choose which is right for you child? Take a close look at these considerations when comparing gadgets. more

Dec 7, 2012 5:12 PM General Parenting


These shops bring something unexpected to the usual holiday decor. more

Dec 5, 2012 10:37 AM Stuff We Love

New holiday play dramatizes the bittersweet story of a family who brought Christmas trees to immigrant families in Chicago. more

Nov 28, 2012 12:23 PM Holiday Fun

Planning to put a puppy under the tree? Consider adopting from a shelter. more

Nov 15, 2012 1:06 PM Holiday Fun

Just in time for the holiday season, some ideas to help your kids learn through baking. more

Nov 14, 2012 3:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Make plans now to see the show when it hits Chicago this winter. more

Nov 13, 2012 10:11 AM Arts & Culture

A nighttime parade through the city puts everyone in the holiday spirit. more

Nov 12, 2012 4:03 PM Holiday Fun

Instead of ordering not-as-advertised toys from a catalog this holiday season, try shopping for gifts locally. more

Nov 8, 2012 2:42 PM Local Gems

Moms and kids can coexist on Facebook peacefully, but there are some rules to follow. more

Nov 8, 2012 11:40 AM General Parenting

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