May 2014


When the demands of motherhood take their toll, turn your attention to nutrient-rich foods. more

May 29, 2014 11:02 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Even if you aren't crafty, it's easy to have a girls' night out making necklaces and bracelets at One Strange Bird in Chicago. more

May 13, 2014 12:50 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Busy parents can get some help just by downloading these apps. more

May 13, 2014 10:24 AM Chicago Parent Archives

It's not always safe for kids to bring an e-reader to bed--and here's why. more

May 13, 2014 10:08 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Columnist Meredith Sinclair has some great fashion advice on everything from swimsuits to sandals. more

May 13, 2014 9:10 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Kids and dogs will find a fun place to stay at the Kinzie Hotel. more

May 13, 2014 8:58 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Elmhurst can be a great place for a day trip, especially when all its museums are free and a trolley will take your family from one location to another. more

May 8, 2014 2:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

As star of an HGTV show about designing rooms, Meg Caswell had some ideas of how she wanted her baby's nursery to look. She also shares some ideas to help you get started on your own unique baby's room. more

May 8, 2014 1:48 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Is having enough better than having it all? This mom thinks so. more

May 7, 2014 2:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Help is just a phone call away for parents of fussy babies. more

May 7, 2014 1:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Two frugal sisters have learned how to turn being frugal into a business. more

May 7, 2014 11:42 AM Chicago Parent Archives

This free festival includes lots of fun activities for families. more

May 7, 2014 11:28 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Being Bobby's mom is exactly with Anne Grunsted wants, to she asks strangers to stop the false praise. more

May 7, 2014 11:16 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Moms will love getting the chance to exercise with kids in tow at the new fitness center in the West Loop. more

May 6, 2014 10:12 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Surrogacy is becoming more popular for couples looking for nontraditional ways to raise a family. more

May 6, 2014 9:55 AM Chicago Parent Archives

A new blood test is 99 percent more accurate than most pregnancy genetic test, and is an option that doesn't come with a risk of miscarriage. more

May 6, 2014 9:45 AM Chicago Parent Archives

No gift for Mother's Day? There's still time to get to work with the kids and make these sweet lotion bars for mom or grandma. more

May 5, 2014 12:54 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Four Chicago moms share what they'd like for Mother's Day--and dads might be surprised at their answers! more

May 2, 2014 9:22 AM Chicago Parent Archives

The sun is shining (finally!) and the birds are chirping. Now's the time to get the family outside with some binoculars and a bird watching guide to learn a new hobby all ages can enjoy. more

Apr 25, 2014 10:29 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Marianne despises the parenting trend she's noticed popping up - women meeting up only to criticize their mothers-in-law. more

Apr 23, 2014 9:26 AM Chicago Parent Archives