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March 2014

Crafts for Chicago kids: Silhouette plaques

It only takes a few supplies and a photograph to help your child make a silhouette of themselves.

4 things to buy right now for your spring wardrobe

Even though the weather outside is still frightful, it's not too soon to start working on your spring attire.

Easy stuffed peppers

This is a meal in itself. It contains a vegetable, protein and whole grain. Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds 96% lean ground beef 6 large green bell peppers 1 small...

Nation’s nutrition experts want kids to know eating right tastes good

March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme nutrition education campaign centers around taste.

When is it OK to let kids quit their activities?

At some point, nearly every parent will hear 'I want to quit' from their child. Experts weigh in on when it might be OK to let them and when you should just tell them to suck it up and stick with it.

Chicago mom raises kids, battles terminal illness

Read one mom's heartbreaking story of raising her children while slowly succumbing to the effects of ALS.

How technology impacts Chicago families

From computers to smartphones, technology is inescapable. But some simple rules can prevent it from interfering with healthy relationships.

Langham Hotel in Chicago amazes kids and adults alike

The Langham Hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway for moms or dads, but the Kids Suite also makes it a fun place for families.

How non-Irish Chicago families can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is a big deal in Chicago. Here are three ways to celebrate the holiday, even if you're not Irish.

South Side Irish Parade perfect for Chicago families

Looking for a place to get your Irish on this St. Paddy's Day? Head South for an alcohol-free celebration - and lots and lots of green.
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