Lorien Menhennett

In light of today's verdict, we dug up this 2005 Chicago Parent feature on then first lady Patti Blagojevich. See what she said then that seems eerily relevant today. more

Sep 10, 2009 12:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

When Stephanie and Craig Sellers brought their newborn daughter, Katie Jane, home from the hospital, more

Sep 2, 2009 9:31 AM Chicago Parent Archives

One of the best parts of autumn is watching the leaves change from summery green to gold, rust and orange. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:01 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Writing has come a long way since the days when ancient Egyptian scribes used a stylus to draw on papyrus scrolls. more

Sep 1, 2009 4:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Getting your kids involved in Thanksgiving dinner preparations is a great way to transform a traditional meal into a true family affair. more

Aug 31, 2009 3:31 PM Chicago Parent Archives

September means back to school—and time to hit the books. more

Aug 31, 2009 3:14 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Summer: Drinking fresh lemonade on your front porch while reclining in white wicker chairs, welcoming both the chilled drink and the beads of condensation collecting on the outside of the glass as the June sun blazes overhead ... more

Aug 31, 2009 2:30 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The holidays have come and gone. It’s time to get the house back in order. Take down the tree, more

Aug 31, 2009 2:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

If you're anything like me, you have stacks of boxes filled with family photos sitting in your basement, waiting to be organized, labeled and eventually placed into a picture-perfect scrapbook. And if you're anything like me, that day is a long way off. more

Aug 31, 2009 2:13 PM Chicago Parent Archives