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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. Read more

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Being a dad can mean galloping outside your comfort zone. Read more

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Since becoming a mom, writer Robin Huiras has started to realize things about her dad that she'd never known before. Read more

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Stay calm and pick your moments when it comes to caring for baby. Read more

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Date night is still possible, even with kids around. Check out this Chicago restaurant for the perfect family evening. Read more

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Raising a child Chicago-style for one dad means emphasizing family, tradition and respect. Read more

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Create a happy place for your family with these colorful tips. Read more

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Today marks the anniversary of the capture of the German U-boat on display at the Museum of Science and Industry. Take some time to visit this important piece of World War II. Read more

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Fishing is the perfect activity for lazy summer days. Here are a few ways to get even the most novice families out fishing. Read more

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The tried-and-true nautical look is always in for summers in Chicago. Read more

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Marianne Walsh wants to recreate the road trips of her childhood. Her husband has other ideas. Read more

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If you're a fried chicken fanatic, check out Gemini Bistro in Lincoln Park. Read more

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From sailing to swimming, Chicago has a water sport for just about everyone. Read more

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Most women will agree--there's nothing sexier than a man in uniform. But these men in uniform are also dads, in between fighting fires, handling police calls and protecting our country. Their wives nominated them as 'hunky heroes.' After talking with the guys, we have to agree. Read more

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Sign up for free bowling and keep your kids busy on a budget. Read more

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Set up a lemonade stand and let your kids get started helping others. Read more

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Put a little science in your summer with the help of MSI. Read more

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New labels will make it easier for shoppers to identify what's in food before they buy. Read more

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