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May 2013

Where to take the kids treasure hunting around Chicago

Treasure hunting season is in full swing and we can't wait to see what we'll discover this summer.

Highland Park pediatric dentist helping tongue-tied babies

After just three days, it was painfully clear that breastfeeding wasn't working for Karen Poskozim or her newborn son.

Teaching kids to swim and love the water reduces drowning risk

Tips from the experts on choosing a swim club and how to get the most out of lessons.

When profanity shows up in your child’s schoolwork

There were a few problems with my daughter's creative writing essay. Problems with big capital F's.

How to tell if your kids think you’re a cool mom

We spoke to kids and parents to find out what makes a mom 'cool'. Read what they had to say then take a quiz to find out just how cool you are as a parent.

Discovering the joy of breastfeeding after nursing didn’t come naturally

It took one Chicago mom three babies before she finally got breastfeeding down. Now with her fourth baby, she cherishes nursing time.

Three unusual ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Chicago

Mother's Day should be about what moms want to do. Sara has three great ideas for how she'd love to spend her holiday.

Parenting coach Eirene Heidelberger gives Chicago moms more “me” time

Our Mom of the Month is Eirene Heidelberger, who founded GIT mom, a coaching firm to help parents "get it together".

How to make healthy foods fun for kids

Yes, it is possible to get your picky eater to eat healthy food with a smile on their face and a tantrum-free mealtime.

Chicago Children’s Theatre performing autism-friendly show this weekend

The theatre performs a first: a special performance of The Elephant and The Whale set aside for children with autism and their families.
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A Must Try Recipe

How to Make a Kid-Friendly Charcuterie Board

It's the modern day Lunchable.

Win American Girl’s 2021 Girl of the Year

Enter for your chance to win by Friday, April 30, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know

We answer your questions.

My Mantra: Is This The Hill You Want to Die On?

Lisa Brislane, Harwood Heights