Darren McRoy

Where joy gets a workout

Jump for Joy, a dance class sponsored by the Evanston Dance Ensemble, offers free physical exercise and dance education to children who, organizers say, might be lost in an ordinary class.

Olympic trainer’s karate dojo a boon for kids with special needs

Karate and other martial arts can be especially effective training tools for children with disabilities.

Study: Keep kids with special needs active

Staying in shape is a good idea for all kids (and parents, too) but may have a particularly beneficial effect on children

Study: TV won’t hurt, won’t help

The good news is infants won’t be irrevocably damaged by spending some time in front of a television.

Every day is photo day

Calvin Weston Dykes is in pictures. A lot of them.

Paddle your own canoe

Paddle along the Chicago River with your family to see a different side of Chicago.

Dan Zanes going ‘wild’

Dan Zanes, former frontman of the '80s garage-pop band the Del Fuegos, now heads the group Dan Zanes and Friends, recently he took some time to discuss his latest project with Chicago Parent.

Get your sea legs on Wacky Pirate Cruises

Wacky pirate cruises provide family fun and plenty of Chicago arrrchitecture

Shedd’s whale of an exhibit

Shedd Aquarium's newly remodeled Oceanarium opened May 22 with a Polar Play Zone, stimulating exhibits and a brand-new dolphin show.

Go fly a plane

Some kids (and parents) spend their afternoons and weekends on the couch playing a flight simulator game.
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