Liz Hoffman

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Devin Hester wants to show fans - and fellow dads - that for every stereotype about professional athletes as deadbeat dads, there’s one like him, who changes diapers and takes their kids to Yo Gabba Gabba! more

May 23, 2011 3:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago is looking for its next (mini) master builder, and is holding a video contest to find them. more

Apr 4, 2011 1:55 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Got a newborn? Then you've got questions. Ask them here and have the experts answer! more

Oct 13, 2010 8:43 PM Chicago Parent Archives

All parents want (besides a decent night's sleep) is for their child to be healthy. And with today's constant stream of health information, it's easy to get lost in the noise. Dr. Lisa Thornton weighs in with the five things every parent should know. Consider it a cheat sheet for the most important job you'll ever have. more

Sep 9, 2010 4:32 PM Chicago Parent Archives

What if your child hit puberty at age 6? 5? Early puberty, also sometimes called precocious puberty, isn't usually medically a cause for concern, it can bring a host of social problems. more

Jun 2, 2010 2:36 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Body Mass Index is a crucial indicator of how healthy your child's weight is. But it's not always easy to make sense of. Dr. Lisa Thornton goes over a basic BMI chart and tells you what to watch for as your child grows. more

Jan 14, 2010 5:18 PM Chicago Parent Archives

A piece this morning in The Baltimore Sun highlights Dr. Thornton's warnings about window blind cords. more

Nov 13, 2009 10:16 AM Chicago Parent Archives

In the inaugural edition of her monthly audio podcast, Dr. Lisa Thornton exposes some uncommon household hazards -- and how to minimize danger. more

Nov 11, 2009 2:28 PM Chicago Parent Archives