Monica Kass Rogers

Staff title: Contributor

Nudge your pudgies off the couch this winter a family snow-tubing hill or dog-sledding adventure, or create your own backyard-or-bust version of Rudolph's Reindeer Games. more

Nov 15, 2010 11:41 AM Nature

There's no secret ingredient to cooking with kids, but if you start small and stick with it, you can whip up something really special. more

Oct 27, 2010 10:35 AM Chicago Parent Archives

A Metra trip to Naperville and Lisle is scalable: All-day, if you include stops at the DuPage Children's Museum, Naper Settlement and Museum at Lisle Station Park. Shorter, if you cut one or two of those destinations out. more

Sep 7, 2010 1:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The jumble of old and new, bold and subdued, treasure and trinkets that is Chicago's Chinatown will fascinate kids, and the untamed, "what'll-I-find-today," street-bazaar feel ensures no two trips will be alike. more

Sep 7, 2010 12:35 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Right about this time, your bag of summer-fun tricks may be nearing empty. Time for a little refill! more

Jun 21, 2010 4:14 PM Chicago Parent Archives

El trains and neighborhood dining: Knowing your way around both is the mark of a true Chicagoan. Take the kids along for an introductory ride that combines both. more

May 14, 2010 3:24 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It's officially Spring -- so start eating like it! Seven quick (and dirty!) steps to reaping what you sow. more

Mar 25, 2010 1:18 PM Chicago Parent Archives