2013 July


Even kids will love the food at the New England Seafood Company in Chicago. Part restaurant, part fish market, this place has the ambiance and even the smell of ocean living. Read more

Restaurant Picks

This summer, Chicago families can experience the science of spinning at Kohl Children's Museum. Their new exhibit mixes interactive fun with science. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives


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Come with an empty stomach and an open mind, and you'll have a great night out. Read more

Date Night Ideas

I bought my son an airsoft pistol so he could play with his cousins. But I think next time he'll choose a book instead. Read more

General Parenting


Locally-sourced meats, delicious desserts and the best baked mac and cheese will leave the whole family satisfied. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Chinatown's summer fair and dragon boat races will have Chicago families feeling as if they traveled the globe to the Far East. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Buying fresh, local food can be affordable. Check out our tips before your next trip to your neighborhood farmers market. Read more


Unable to find an affordable mermaid costume for her daughter, KayCee Militante decided to DIY it. Read more

Stuff We Love


At the Taste of Chicago 2013, families can enjoy more healthy food choices as well as traditional treats.

The Taste of Chicago is taking over Grant Park this week for the 33rd time. This year, families will see an increase in healthy food options and wellness activities. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Stick close to ratings and follow these simple guidelines to keep your gamers safe from other players. Read more

General Parenting

Brookfield Zoo's animal family keeps growing! Watch a video and flip through a slideshow showing off the latest addition to the giraffe exhibit. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

The summer months are a popular time for families to go on vacations. Before you leave the driveway, make sure your car seats are safe. Read more

General Parenting

Less is more, so take on the summer at a slower pace and reconnect with the family. Read more

General Parenting


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