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Staff title: Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Author Hometown: Chicago

Kids come with kid stuff. Kid stuff has faces. Faces are creepy. more

Oct 20, 2015 2:30 PM Chicago Parent Archives

They're sweaty, they're sticky and they always need the potty. Taking care of kids during the summer is a tough task. more

Jul 7, 2015 2:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives

How did you explain the history-making Supreme Court decision to your kids? more

Jun 30, 2015 2:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It's on the news and in our lives, and now the gun discussion comes home. How will you handle the talk with your kids? more

Jun 23, 2015 2:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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What a glorious feeling.

Rain, rain don't go away because we want to do these five awesome activities. more

Jun 16, 2015 4:48 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Viva in Victor Hugo-character mode and eating an entire loaf of bread she bit into in the store.

They're surrounded by food. So, obviously, they want to grab it all. more

Jun 9, 2015 2:36 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“Veni, vidi, vici.”

No one ever told him it would be like this. more

Jun 2, 2015 9:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“Look, Daddy, Im collecting weeds to bring home and stuff into your lungs and eyes.”

It's that time of the year again. Here are five tips for the chronic allergy sufferer. more

May 26, 2015 5:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“This rustic stroller model is spacious and practical.”

In the mind of a child, even dirt can be fascinating. more

May 19, 2015 3:15 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“Celebration? Sounds like something I can stomp all over!”

You're going to have to cut her a piece of cake. more

May 12, 2015 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“I made you cookies, Obi-Wan ... youre my only hope.”

May the fourth be with you, Chicago dads. more

May 5, 2015 3:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Gorilla Tango Burlesque with little Leia and Anakin

This Chicago dad took his daughter to her first comic-con, and she loved it. more

Apr 28, 2015 3:00 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“Dark Paul, youre my best friend.”

How do we impress upon our children the importance of Star Wars? One dad worries. more

Apr 21, 2015 3:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“Youd better at least be sharing with Morocco Mole.”

A squirrel stole his daughter's cinnamon roll this morning. Now he's mad, very mad. Look out, Squirrel. more

Apr 14, 2015 3:46 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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“I stole this from a two year old and told her to stick to the baby swings.”

Five strategic tips for your next Easter egg battle. more

Apr 7, 2015 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Shrimp Spring Rolls? This aint the piggly wiggly.

Living in the era of grocery store pomp and circumstance. more

Mar 31, 2015 2:35 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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You might have to pay to check bags now, but its still cheaper than buying your kid a seat.

Hate leaving your little ones home while your travel for work? Here are some survival tips. more

Mar 24, 2015 4:39 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago is thawing out and it's time for us all to re-acclimate ourselves to the goodness that is spring! more

Mar 17, 2015 2:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Cooking encourages creativity. And with endless topping options, there are few meals that give you the freedom to be creative than good ole' pizza. more

Mar 10, 2015 4:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Infertility issues are hard enough. And then you have to explain them to your kid. more

Mar 3, 2015 5:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

They're sweaty, they're sticky and they always need the potty. Taking care of kids during the summer is a tough task. more

Jul 7, 2015 2:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives

How did you explain the history-making Supreme Court decision to your kids? more

Jun 30, 2015 2:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It's on the news and in our lives, and now the gun discussion comes home. How will you handle the talk with your kids? more

Jun 23, 2015 2:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

wdpcprain.jpe

What a glorious feeling.

Rain, rain don't go away because we want to do these five awesome activities. more

Jun 16, 2015 4:48 PM Chicago Parent Archives

fullsizerender.jpe

Viva in Victor Hugo-character mode and eating an entire loaf of bread she bit into in the store.

They're surrounded by food. So, obviously, they want to grab it all. more

Jun 9, 2015 2:36 PM Chicago Parent Archives

last day.jpe

“Veni, vidi, vici.”

No one ever told him it would be like this. more

Jun 2, 2015 9:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

165108-matt.jpe

“Look, Daddy, Im collecting weeds to bring home and stuff into your lungs and eyes.”

It's that time of the year again. Here are five tips for the chronic allergy sufferer. more

May 26, 2015 5:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives

164975-matt.jpe

“This rustic stroller model is spacious and practical.”

In the mind of a child, even dirt can be fascinating. more

May 19, 2015 3:15 PM Chicago Parent Archives

164840-matt.jpe

“Celebration? Sounds like something I can stomp all over!”

You're going to have to cut her a piece of cake. more

May 12, 2015 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

1646921.jpe

“I made you cookies, Obi-Wan ... youre my only hope.”

May the fourth be with you, Chicago dads. more

May 5, 2015 3:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

1645661.jpe

Gorilla Tango Burlesque with little Leia and Anakin

This Chicago dad took his daughter to her first comic-con, and she loved it. more

Apr 28, 2015 3:00 PM Chicago Parent Archives

164419-2.jpe

“Dark Paul, youre my best friend.”

How do we impress upon our children the importance of Star Wars? One dad worries. more

Apr 21, 2015 3:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

1642731.jpe

“Youd better at least be sharing with Morocco Mole.”

A squirrel stole his daughter's cinnamon roll this morning. Now he's mad, very mad. Look out, Squirrel. more

Apr 14, 2015 3:46 PM Chicago Parent Archives

164094-dad.jpe

“I stole this from a two year old and told her to stick to the baby swings.”

Five strategic tips for your next Easter egg battle. more

Apr 7, 2015 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

163978-matt.jpe

Shrimp Spring Rolls? This aint the piggly wiggly.

Living in the era of grocery store pomp and circumstance. more

Mar 31, 2015 2:35 PM Chicago Parent Archives

1638331.jpe

You might have to pay to check bags now, but its still cheaper than buying your kid a seat.

Hate leaving your little ones home while your travel for work? Here are some survival tips. more

Mar 24, 2015 4:39 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago is thawing out and it's time for us all to re-acclimate ourselves to the goodness that is spring! more

Mar 17, 2015 2:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Cooking encourages creativity. And with endless topping options, there are few meals that give you the freedom to be creative than good ole' pizza. more

Mar 10, 2015 4:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Infertility issues are hard enough. And then you have to explain them to your kid. more

Mar 3, 2015 5:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Hell hath no fury like a toddler throwing a tantrum. We've all been there. Here's how to deal. more

Feb 24, 2015 3:34 PM Chicago Parent Archives