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June 2013

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These crisps are a healthy alternative to regular potato chips and are fun to make. Read more

Recipes

This sweet recipe for glazed carrots with trick your pickiest eaters into loving their veggies. Read more

Recipes

What does it mean to leave the toddler years behind and suddenly find that you have a little person on your hands? Read more

General Parenting

Celebrate the return of these winged beauties to our backyards and parks by creating an edible homage. Read more

Crafts

Summer learning is a lot easier with help from iTunes U. Read more

General Parenting

This sweet breakfast treat is an easy-to-make twist on toast. Read more

Recipes

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is offering families the chance to have summer fun with science. With projects themes such as gardening and sunlight, there is lots for the kids to learn and explore. Read more

Museums

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The co-anchor of E! News talks about her experience with IVF, becoming a mom and what she loves about dads. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

When it comes to out-of-this-world TV access, Chicago's funny dad Christopher Garlington believes a 300-year-old maple shouldn't stand in his way. Read more

General Parenting

Dads can have a big influence on the family diet. We spoke to four daddy dietitians about how that influence can be positive. Read more

Health & Fitness

Longing for a week away? Here's what you can do to finance that much needed time off. Read more

Travel

Dermatologist Dr. Amy Bordsky is working to make sunscreen "cool" and end skin cancer one kid at a time. Read more

Health & Fitness

Ditch the kids for some adult-only fun at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Nature on Tap, a new series at the museum, provides an escape from diapers and homework one evening a month. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

If you are looking for something new to do this summer, Chicago History Museum has you covered. Check out its new family-friendly trolley tours to get the kids excited about our great city. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Radisson Blu Aqua is one of Chicago's newest hotels and with its stylish design, it comes as a surprise to parents that it's such a family-friendly place. The hotel offers families a great Chicago experience with its "five-star amenities" and optimal location. Read more

Travel

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This tiny restaurant is all about free-range meats and chemical-free foods, all sourced by local farmers. Read more

Restaurant Picks

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It's finally summer and time to capture favorite memories as you take in the fun. Four pros trade secrets on how to capture the perfect photo. Read more

Local Gems

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This firehouse-themed play place is perfect for the little firefighters in your family. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Summer means the return of many things…like bee stings and mosquito bites. But the influx of insects doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Just look at Chicago Botanic Garden, where the Butterflies & Blooms exhibit shines a light on some beautiful bugs. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

Exhibit helps kids better understand the life of animals and pet ownership. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

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