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2013 February

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Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Parents play a critical role in getting their kids to be more active. Find out what you can do. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Even if your husband is the leader of the free world, you're still allowed to boogie down once in a while. more

Chicago Parent Archives

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Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

New campaign focuses on increasing physical activity for kids in 50,000 schools over the next five years. more

Chicago Parent Archives

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Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society

Learn more about polar bears and conservation efforts at Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo this week. more

Chicago Parent Archives

The new S.M.A.R.T. Café is filled with healthy food choices and learning opportunities for kids. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Ignore the hype. Credit scoring is actually very rational and predictable more

General Parenting

The staff at DuPage Children's Museum made their own hilarious Harlem Shake video. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Support group started by a Chicago mom who struggled with infertility in the past as a place to find comfort. more

Health & Fitness

In the whirl of video games, movies and fancy tech games, is there still a place for unplugged, imaginative play? more

General Parenting

We spoke with Lindsay Gaskins about her parenting style and being a gay family in Chicago. more

General Parenting

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Legoland Discovery Center

After putting a new theme to vote in January, Legoland will open its first Star Wars miniland on March 8. more

Chicago Parent Archives

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Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium announces new special Stingray Touch exhibit opening this spring. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Preeclampsia changed Sola Olu's pregnancies, but today she has two healthy children and so much hope for the future. more

General Parenting

Buckle-up! Families are in for a complete experience, complete with indoor snow, at PIX 5-D Cinema. more

Indoor Fun

Beyond brushing, what you need to know about taking care of your kids' teeth. more

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Tom Deja

Being a stay-at-home dad has its advantages. Doing your daughter's laundry is not one of them. more

General Parenting

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Ed Lines/Shedd Aquarium

Shedd is making waves to become nation's first smart-powered aquarium. It aims to cut energy consumption in half by 2020. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Wine, dine and dance, all from the comfort of your own home. An added perk? The bedroom is nearby. more

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