Liz DeCarlo

Senior Editor

Liz DeCarlo has been part of the Chicago Parent editorial team for nine years and is the senior editor of Chicago Parent and editor of Going Places magazine. She is the single parent of three kids.

E-mail Liz at ldecarlo@chicagoparent.com

Past articles

Chicago's Wrigley Field is 100 this year and the Cubs have big plans

The Cubs host their home opener today, but it is just the start of a very special year for the team. Read...

 

Wacky Chicago race seeks superheroes

Event at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum promises fun for runners and spectators alike Read...

 

Eagle watching at Starved Rock State Park

It's time for the annual Eagle Extravaganza, when it's possible to see dozens of bald eagle on the waterways near Starved Rock State Park. Read...

 

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...

 

Tips for Chicago's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

If you're planning to head downtown for this year's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, we have tips to make things a little easier. Read...

 

Find old-fashioned candy and fun at Rissi's Old Time Candy Store in Berwyn

Tracy Balnis recently opened a store that features nostalgic candy, toys and Filbert's old-time draft sodas. Read...

 

Honey Bee Expo at Morton Arboretum

On Sept. 7-8, Morton Arboretum will host the Honey Bee Expo featuring a family bee hike, a beehive tour and a celebration of Happy Bee-Day in the Children's Garden. Read...

 

Chicago Bears entertain families with annual festival

Want a sneak peek at what's happening with the Chicago Bears, while still making sure your kids have a good time? Head to Soldier Field on Aug. 3 for the 2013 Comcast Bears Family Fest. Read...

 

Adapted playsets help children with special needs swing in own backyard

A new rating system helps parents whose children have disabilities find the right backyard swingset. The Adaptive Swing Seat is a new product for backyard sets that provides neck, back, shoulder and waist support. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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