January 2014


Frank Pinc

In a city like Chicago, where siblings can end up at different schools or a child can be waitlisted for dozens of kindergartens, it's hard to decide when to stay and when to go. Read more

Education & Workshops

Strange things happen when the kids go to visit their grandparents in Alabama. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

If you can't get enough of the snow, head to Rockford this weekend to check out the results of the Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition. A creation by Oak Park resident Peter Hermann and his team will be on display. Read more

Outdoor Fun

Miss Lori is a super busy Chicago mom who parents by trial and error. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Plugged-in Parent columnist Sharon Miller Cindrich tackles a sticky Facebook situation that might hurt Grandma's feelings. Read more

General Parenting

Celebrate the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. at four favorite, kid-friendly places in Chicago. Read more

Holiday Fun

Make your food do double duty, plus other ideas to change up dinner. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

When you can't get out to the store, your pantry can be a real dinner saver. Read more


It's time for the annual Eagle Extravaganza, when it's possible to see dozens of bald eagle on the waterways near Starved Rock State Park. Read more


Beat cabin fever with a change in scenery this winter at one of the three downtown Chicago's Hilton properties. Read more


Looking for the hottest new exercise in Chicago? We put four to the test for you. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives


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