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Make a plan to ride the holiday train with your family this year. more

Holiday Fun

Expert Harvey Karp reveals the best ways to sooth your baby and make them happy. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Treasured dishes come with amazing memories. more


Navigating the season's most common challenges. more

General Parenting


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TheBabyGuy—baby gear expert and product info extraordinaire—gives his recommendations for must-have baby gear in Chicago. more

Chicago Parent Archives

It is possible! Your day can begin smoothly. Here's what you need to do. more

Chicago Parent Archives

The 606 brings together arts, history, design, trails for bikers, runners, and walkers, event spaces, alternative transportation avenues, and green, open space. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Don't head out to the movies. Bring the big screen to your own backyard. Here's how. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Summer can be a time for fun, but it also means kids often forget a lot of what they've learned in school. We've got 15 tips from teachers to head off summer brain drain. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Find some inspiration to create your own perfect Chicago day. more

Chicago Parent Archives

This easy science project mimics colorful fireworks explosions and is a perfect craft for your Fourth of July weekend. more



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