December 2013

Chicago Parent

Chicago’s surgical museum reaches out to children

Chicago's International Museum of Surgical Science has created a new exhibit, RX for Success, to reach out to kids as young as 8 and hopefully convince some of them to consider careers in health care. Read...

 

Chicago mom pens an open letter to a young boy with a big heart

For the boy who befriends a classmate with autism, people across Illinois respond to a birthday present request. Read...

 

Why your baby shouldn't suck on your cellphone

When you are out and about, you might see parents trying to keep the kids entertained with keys and cellphones. This month's Plugged-In Parent addresses the question of cellphone dangers. Read...

 

Holiday foods get a Chicago spin

Try a new take on a classic holiday dish or introduce a familiar flavor in an unexpected format. We have ideas to get you started. Read...

 

Chicago mom: When faith plays a hand

Marianne Walsh is trying to raise her boys with faith, something she hopes will provide them peace and love the rest of their lives no matter what path they might take when they grow up. Read...

 

Four ways to ring in 2014 with kids in Chicago

Join your kids to ring in 2014 with parties geared especially for them. Read...

 

Doing good: Five stories that inspire us this month

Chicago is filled with people who use their energy and talents to make the Windy City and its suburbs such a great place to live while helping those around them. We selected five who are good examples of that giving nature. This holiday season, we hope they inspire you, too. Read...

 

Local company delivers Christmas to Chicago

Do you love live Christmas trees but don't want to deal with the hassle of hauling it home, unloading it and setting it up? One Chicago business, City Tree Delivery, will happily do all of the hard work for you.  Read...

 

How to embrace the message of Hanukkah no matter what your faith

We asked Parent Panel member Lisa Cheruff to share the messages of Hanukkah to help make this holiday meaningful for everyone. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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