Going Places

Plant the seed: Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Laila is participating in Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day in hopes of showing her son how to balance the pressures of career and family. Read...

 

Chicago mom tells the story of her life, no one else's

Everyone feels envious at some point, but when Melissa does, she simply reminds herself that she is living her life, not anyone else's. And her life is just as special and important as anyone's.  Read...

 

Pinterest scavenger hunt saves the day in Chicago

A scavenger hunt can ramp up the fun when you have a group of kids to entertain. Read...

 

Chicago mom switches up school lunches

Heather's kids were tired of sandwiches in their lunch boxes. So what did this mom of picky eaters do? Gave them options!  Read...

 

Love notes to heaven: Chicago mom remembers her dad

Jennifer and her girls celebrate her late dad's birthday every year with a loving balloon send off. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Enough with the mother-in-law bashing

Marianne despises the parenting trend she's noticed popping up - women meeting up only to criticize their mothers-in-law. Read...

 

New Museum of Science and Industry exhibit will make you think

Visitors to the Museum of Science and Industry will be challenged to think about how much we can accomplish in the future by looking at the past.  Read...

 

Chicago mom asks: Are your kids really ungrateful?

Fed up with the kids' less-than-grateful response or complaints about the efforts you put in to make them happy? Cathy has a few thoughts to share. Read...

 

Good Egg Hunting: Chicago dad's lessons learned searching for Easter eggs with a toddler

Easter egg hunts are like the wild kingdom where your kid is either the predator or the prey -- and six other mistakes still-newbie dad Matt Rocco made this Easter. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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