Rebecca Sweat

Kids might not have to face job layoffs, a shrinking checkbook, over-demanding bosses, ailing health or other adult-sized problems, but the negative circumstances they encounter can be just as upsetting. more

Aug 31, 2009 3:13 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Your 8- and 11-year-old sons get home from school at 3:30 p.m., but you don’t get home from work until 6 p.m. more

Aug 31, 2009 3:12 PM Chicago Parent Archives

You’re not wearing that to the party!" Have you ever found yourself bellowing out those words to your pre-teen? more

Aug 31, 2009 2:41 PM Chicago Parent Archives

My wife is out all day at play groups, toddler gym, the park—anywhere but home. So when I come home from work, everything still needs to be done around the house!" more

Aug 31, 2009 2:18 PM Chicago Parent Archives