Best Indoor Play Places for Kids in Chicagoland

Your kids can jump around all day long!

Where to Dine Outdoors This Winter

Dine outdoors with the family at these winter-approved spots.
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Things to Do

Family Neighborhood Guide: Pullman

Get to know Chicago's Pullman Historic District with these places to eat, play, explore and shop.

Lunar New Year 2022 Guide for Chicago Families

The holiday falls on Feb. 1.

Yummy Snow Treats for Families to Make

Kids love to snack on snow, so why not make the most of a snowy situation by concocting this chocolate peppermint snow cream.

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Latest Issue: January/February 2022

Our latest issue offers insight on the learning losses during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to explore different kinds of love, saying goodbye to toxic positivity and more.

ParentEd Talks: Free Virtual Speaker Series

Join us for pro insights and engaging discussions.

Parenting

Having a Baby After 35: My ‘Over the Hill’ Pregnancy

One mom shares on how she really feels about her so-called 'geriatric pregnancy.'

Why Do Some Kids Refuse to Brush Their Teeth?

Plus some tips on how to get your kids excited about the task.

Bathhouses in Chicagoland to Relax and Restore

Prioritize your self care routine with these bathhouses that are designed for rest and relaxation.

Omicron Variant: What Parents Need to Know

The pronunciation doesn't matter — just know that the new variant is the most contagious COVID-19 strain so far.
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Education

How to Get Your Kids to Practice Music

We get tips from musicians on the best ways to get your kids to practice.

The Kids Are Not All Right: Learning Losses from COVID-19

With teacher and supple shortages, fluctuating COVID numbers and learning losses, how are Illinois' kids really faring?

Creating Racial Justice in Early Mathematics

What is racial justice in early mathematics and why does it matter? Read on for insight.

Everything You Need to Know About Universal Pre-K in Illinois

Read on for details about the Build Back Better Act.

Chicago City Day School Scholarships: One Parent’s Story

Brought to you by Chicago City Day School.
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WINTER FUN

Important Tips for Driving Safely in Winter

These tips can help you have a save road trip, even through a snowy winter night.

Winter Weekend Getaways Near Chicago

Here are four winter weekend getaways your family will love.

Family-Friendly Performances to See in Chicagoland

Enjoy the theater scene in Chicago!

2021 Flu Season Recommendations for Kids

For kids 12 and older, flu shot can be done at the same time as COVID vaccine.