Common Bug Bites in Illinois: What Parents Should Know

Find out how to do the trick on ticks, bed bugs and more.

The Time I Thought Getting My Kids Pets Would Teach Them Responsibility

Baby Sideburns shares an excerpt from her new book, "Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be A-holes."
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Latest Issue: July/August 2021

Jump into our magazine to find the reasons why we love Chicago, how we're starting a fresh new school year, tips to visiting Pilsen with kids and much more.

Parenting

The Delta Variant: What Parents Should Know

A Q&A with a Chicago infectious disease expert on the Delta variant.

15 Anti-Racism Books for Kids to Read at Home

It's never too early to start talking about race.

Expanded Child Tax Credit: What Families Need to Know

The new monthly child tax credit begins July 15.

Chicago Parent Special Needs: 2020-2021

Find the latest special needs resources with our guide.
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Education

5 Chicagoland Kids Featured in New Empowering Book Series

The girls were chosen for their efforts to make their communities better.

Chicago-Based STEM Dolls Strive for Girls to Dream Big

This forward-thinking brand changes the way girls play with dolls.

Learn About UV Light with This Fun, Outdoor Experiment

Have your kids learn about ultraviolet light.

How to Help Teens Deal with School Anxiety

Experts predict more school-related anxieties for middle and high schoolers.
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Watch This, Do That: Luca

'Silenzio, Bruno!'

Watch This, Do That: The Parent Trap (1998)

'Sisters? Hallie, we're like twins!'

Watch This, Do That: Raya and The Last Dragon

‘We’ll have to watch our backs; we’re not the only ones looking.’

Watch This, Do That: The Mitchells Vs. The Machines

'What would a functional family do right now?'