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August 2012

New electric exhibit comes to DuPage Children’s Museum

Museum wants to generate interest in electricity and alternative forms of energy.

Best in Chi: Afterschool programs not to miss

Before you know it, the kids will be back in school and you'll be scrambling for afterschool care. Here are four places in Chicago to check out before the panic sets in.

Don’t count summer out yet

Already the kids are thinking about the end of summer and you are thinking about back to school. Just pause for a moment.

Back-to-school swag

From snacks to bags to supplies, we've gathered some of the best of the back-to-school offerings this year.

Feeding time is all the time

Tween and teen boys can eat you out of house and home -- and still want MORE.

Accidental activists

When CPS tried to change breakfast, a group of parents discovered their voices really do matter.

No child left behind

Busy life can make moms feel scatterbrained sometimes. Carol Pavlik learns what can happen.

City baby, country mom

One mom shares why she loves raising her baby in the city.

Unusual farmers market finds in Chicago and the burbs

Fresh from foodie Emily Paster, three farmers market treats you might not have tried before, but should.
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How to Address Racism in Kids’ Books and Movies

Talk about the racism with your kids, too.

Why Are Some Kids So Clingy?

Blame it on evolution.

Why I Took My Family on a No-Buying Journey

And it's a year-long project.

4 Ways to Add Pantone Illuminating to Your Life

Embrace the bright yellow.