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Zia's second location in Lakeview offers a great kids' menu, plus plenty of other signature dishes adults will enjoy. Read more

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Jan. 3 is the season premiere of the hugely popular PBS series (the last one!), so now's the time to gather up a bunch of friends for afternoon tea at The Langham, Chicago. Read more

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Mix a little homemade rum, hot Gulf of Mexico temps, a family from Chicago who is afraid of the water and circling sharks and you get a hilarious glimpse into the life of this dad. Read more

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Try some of the more unusual fruit in the grocery store, such as blood oranges, pomelos and rangpur limes to brighten up mealtimes. Read more

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This month, Plugged-in Parent features an issuing facing more and more parents: Use of computers in day care and preschool. Read more

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Finding the right camp to fit your individual child can take some time and research. Read more

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This month, celebrate both cats and dogs with two fun expos. Don't miss the Puppy Spectacular at the Dog Show or the Household Pet Competition at the Cat Show. Read more

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These easy-to-make flower bouquets require only four simple supplies. Read more

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Drop whatever you're doing right now and take less than a minute to actually do something special for someone on Valentine's Day. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago is collecting Valentine's Day cards to hand out to all of its little patients and to decorate the walls of the hospital with some caring messages. Read more

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Five ideas to try this week to have your best Valentine's Day ever -- while keeping the flames hot between the sheets Read more

General Parenting

Dying to try that new, fancy restaurant that just opened downtown? Can't find a babysitter? Ellen Clayton of the Etiquette School of Chicago has a few tips for parents who are thinking about bringing their young kids along. Read more

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Moms feel guilty taking time for themselves. But we found four places in Chicago where can pamper themselves quickly without the guilt. Read more

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Many couples, even those who are happily married, don't truly understand each other's needs and don't always communicate effectively. Here are some tips to help. Read more

General Parenting

Parents are notorious for putting their relationships on the back burner while devoting all their energy to raising their kids. With the idea of divorce looming in her marriage, one Chicago mom took a bold step. Read more

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Ideas to dress like the beautiful people who attend the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Read more

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The first-ever Healthy Children Conference + Expo sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics will feature healthy living, safety and family life. Read more

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Visit McCormick place on Feb. 17 when the Chicago Auto Show will host a special Family Day that includes music, prizes and car-related activities. Read more

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