Chicago Parent magazine

Chicago mom wants to be a yes mom.

How often do you say no to your kids in a day? Melissa is determined to change her ways. Read...

 

What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead

For preschoolers, being ready for school isn't really about the academics. Read...

 

Illinois parents and some teachers struggle with national Common Core Standards

What exactly is common core and is it making your child's education better or worse? Read...

 

What happens when a family goes without technology for a day?

Christopher Garlington forewarned his wife and kids the Internet would be down for a day. That didn't stop the hysteria that ensued. Read...

 

Chicago Parent summer mom makeovers: August

Personal stylist Charlotte is giving three deserving Chicago moms personalized fashion and shopping tips this summer. Plus, enjoy a discount for Belle Up Boutique! Read...

 

Chicago mom: One lesson every parent and child should take back to school this year

Now is the time to talk to kids about standing up for others, asking the solitary child to participate in a game, and demonstrating a kindness that is currently lacking in public discourse, says Marianne Walsh. Who can disagree with that? Read...

 

Chicago Parent's picks on best back-to-school products

There's still time to pick up a few last-minute back-to-school items that can add a little fun to your child's day. Read...

 

What Chicago dads encounter when they take their daughters to public bathrooms

Matt Rocco has discovered something every parent before him has discovered: Public bathrooms are nasty, especially when your little girl needs to go and dad needs to take her. Read...

 

Have brunch on the top of the world at Chicago's Signature Room

Enjoy the food and the view on the 95th floor of the Hancock Center. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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