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Alena Murguia

How does a parent help their child when news breaks about their hero allegedly beating a child? Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

The show will be the premiere performance in the theater's first permanent home. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

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Michael Brosilow

Chicago Shakespeare Theater uses outstanding voices, swift choreography, dynamic costumes and computer-animated graphics to bring the enchanted world of Belle and Beast to life. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Taking your family for an overnight at the Palmer House is like walking through history - with all the modern amenities and technology. Read more

Travel

Alena Murguia discovers Freshii - fast, healthy food. Read more

Restaurant Picks

You don't have to know how to ride a horse to compete in the Little Boots Rodeo in Elk Grove Village Read more

Fairs & Fests

The National Restaurant Association's Kids LiveWell program has 96 participating restaurants around the country pledging to serve healthy kids meals. Alena Murguia recently attended one of their events. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

When Alena Murguia thinks Mother's Day, she thinks brunch. Here are three spots perfect for brunch on Mother's Day or any other weekend. Read more

Restaurant Picks

Rock Candy Salon caters to kids (and their moms) Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Our "Good to Go" writer, Alena Murguia, is thrilled to bring her kids to a restaurant that serves healthy food, as part of the Healthy Fare for Kids program. Read more

Restaurant Picks

Spring has sprung early, which means that the Garfield Park Conservatory, the Lurie Garden and the Chicago Botanic Garden are overflowing with feasts for the eyes. Read more

Nature

Alena Murguia finds that good food can be appealing to her kids, with a visit to Chalkboard. Read more

Restaurant Picks

Alena Murguia's kids have discovered space at the new Adler show. Read more

Museums

Bask in the lap of luxury--with kids--in Chicago. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre presents this introduction to the Bard. The 75-minute version gets down to the essence of The Taming of the Shrew, with language that's a little more accessible. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Even if your budget won't let you cross the ocean this summer to visit the real Europe, there are plenty of places nearby to experience other countries. Read more

Travel

Alena Murguia's monthly restaurant review takes a bite out of a Ukrainian Village hot spot. Read more

General Parenting

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Melody Schultz

Sky High Sports in Naperville has kids flipping out. Read more

General Parenting

The Lillstreet Art Center in the Ravenswood neighborhood offers creative fun for hours - for parents and kids. Read more

Arts & Culture

Alena Murguia's recommendations for three fun, indoor things to do with your children Read more

Indoor Fun

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