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September 2011

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There's something cathartic about watching grown men (and women) crashing cars, trucks and big rigs. Read more

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There's a new mom title in town and it's anti-supermom. Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

After six years, Beth Braccio still isn't sure what her son will come home with. Read more

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Ideas to keep the bonds between your kids and your parents strong for years to come. Read more

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9/11

Nicola McClean, Ground Zero 360°/Field Museum

Events in the Chicago area are observing 9/11 for kids who were still in diapers (or not yet born) on that fateful day. Read more

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Dealing with explicit songs downloaded by your kids. Read more

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Getting past the anger to save your relationship. Read more

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Online finds to help you manage your back to school life. Read more

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Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Get help on Sept. 24 from certified technicians who will make sure your child's seat is approved and installed correctly. Read more

General Parenting

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Anna Carlson/Chicago Parent

The Chicago Family Adventures tour of Pilsen proves itself to be a fun adventure for kids. Read more

General Parenting

Scott Meno and his wife, Michelle, opened Stay2Play in June after a two-year journey to bring nontraditional childcare to the Chicago area. Read more

General Parenting

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J. Geil/Chicago Parent

What does a family do when the kids are U.S. citizens, but a parent is being deported? Read more

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Google is cheating one Chicago dad out of the usual father-son rites of passage. Except one. Read more

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What can you do when your child downloads an explicit song to his iPod? Read more

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No more Food Pyramid! The new dietary guideline, MyPlate, makes it perfectly clear that eating right means plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Read more

General Parenting

Friendship enhances self-esteem, helps kids adjust to social and academic demands at school and diminishes their vulnerability to negative peer pressure and unhealthy attachments Read more

General Parenting

Hester is back on the football field full-time, but that's not keeping him away from spending time with his little guy. The pair do some bonding over shiny metal. Read more

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Cheerleaders

Liz DeCarlo/Chicago Parent

Playing through head injury is not cool or brave - it's dangerous. And parents and coaches are starting to recognize this. Read more

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Getting your kid to talk to you can be challenging at best. Get some insider tips from some experienced Chicago parents -- just in time, too. Read more

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