Heather Holtz

Getting Active with Kids: Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

It's time to kick off the race season. The Shamrock Shuffle is festive and fun for kids.

Chicago micropreemie thrives 14 years after premature birth

Nearly a half million babies in the United States are born premature each year. In honor of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Chicago mom Heather shares the personal story of her micropreemie who has gone on to thrive.

Halloween costume ideas for Chicago families

Get into the Halloween spirit by dressing your whole family up in costumes.

11 spooky eats and haunted treats for Halloween

Fun eats to amp up any party.

Ideas to survive your next family road trip

Spending more than a couple hours in the car with your family may not seem too appealing, but with a little planning and a few supplies, the time will pass before you know it.

Chicago mom sees son’s dairy allergy as an adventure

Having kids with food allergies can be difficult for the entire family. Viewing meal planning as an adventure instead of a hassle can really make the difference.

Chicago mom shares her family’s unique household rules

Rules make every household run a little smoother. Does your family have any unconventional rules?

A Chicago family’s day at Arlington International Racecourse

You wouldn't normally think of a race track as a good place for kids, but Arlington Park Family Days may change your mind this summer.

Chicago mom: Surviving surgery recovery with kids

Stuck in bed after surgery? Here are five tips to help get you through your recovery period.

How to throw a football-themed party in Chicago

Friends, family and Chicago Bears football. What's better than that? Have the best party on the block with these tips!
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