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Lori Cook puts the fun in food packaging for wholesome products. more

Oct 6, 2014 3:47 PM , General Parenting

Rosemary Homeister, a jockey at Arlington Racecourse, share her thoughts on raising her daughter Victoria. more

Jul 28, 2014 10:51 AM , General Parenting

Lisa Steinke manages to combine full-time parenting with writing a new book that's perfect for summer reading on the beach. more

May 30, 2014 3:47 PM , General Parenting

Technology can be used to help kids do everything from map the skies to creating their own digital scrapbook. Here are 5 ideas to bring out the natural curiosity in your child. more

Mar 4, 2014 11:54 AM General Parenting

Francine Eberhard wishes she just had one more chance to talk with her mom before cancer stole her away. more

Sep 2, 2009 11:21 AM Special Needs

From the moment you walk through its doors, the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio, captures your kids attention and doesn't let go. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:08 AM Museums

The first thing you notice when you walk into the new KidsWork Childrens Museum is how open and bright it is. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:08 AM Museums

That first robin is a sure sign spring has arrived. more

Sep 1, 2009 6:33 PM Nature

Eight days by stage coach from Chicago–or these days just five hours by the trusted family Ford–lands more

Sep 1, 2009 6:04 PM Travel

Jim Bergens never tires of his noisy neighbors. more

Sep 1, 2009 6:04 PM Nature

Poet Carl Sandburg found inspiration at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for good reason.   more

Sep 1, 2009 5:40 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The challenge: Six kids, one mom, six hours in Chicago and $60 to spend. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:12 PM General Parenting

The challenge: Six kids, one mom, six hours in Chicago and $60 to spend. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:12 PM EXPLORE

Mix three people, one vision and a hunk of snow measuring 6-foot by 6-foot by 10-foot and over four days in January whimsical and serious works of art appear right before your eyes. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:05 PM EXPLORE

The day Alden Vasquez decided "I couldn’t act" turned out to be a good day for The Goodman Theatre and its annual performance of "A Christmas Carol." The 51-year-old Chicagoan has been the stage manager for the production for 15 years. more

Sep 1, 2009 5:04 PM Chicago Parent Archives

As a kid growing up in a tiny town in Maine, I learned early about government by the people, for the people. more

Sep 1, 2009 4:18 PM General Parenting

Don’t let the chill in the air keep the kids inside. If you ask Kathy Johnson, more

Sep 1, 2009 4:18 PM Nature

So you have an internalizer? Or would you describe your child as strong-willed, impulsive or goal-directed? more

Sep 1, 2009 4:18 PM General Parenting