Kids & Family

Back to school season is upon us and Chicago Woman has made a roundup of children's boutiques that will make your kiddo feel confident and ready for the first day back to class! more

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 AM Style

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The kids are still at camp and out playing, but the school supplies have it hit the shelves at the stores. Yes—school is upon us. As you get ready for the school year, here are a few tips to keep in mind as you prep. more

Aug 5, 2017 8:00 AM Life + Love

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, taking place at Navy Pier March 18-26, aims to inspire not just the gardener and learner in you, but the learner in your kids, too. These 6 events are perfect for your little ones as they continue to grow and blossom more

Feb 26, 2017 3:00 PM Arts + Culture

Mama B. Designs, a clothing company run by former TV news anchor Nadine Bubeck, recently partnered with March of Dimes to help families have full-term, healthy babies. more

Nov 13, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

As the temperatures cool down and days seems shorter, the urge to hibernate will be strong. Fortunately, we found some fun and adventurous ways to keep moving and enjoy quality time with your family. more

Nov 11, 2016 9:00 AM Things To Do

It's the first weekend since school started and your kids likely don't have any homework and need something to focus on. Check out these duct tape projects your kids can tackle while they're homework-free. more

Sep 10, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do

As the last month before school starts, it's been officially dubbed as Family Fun Month. However, in between your work and your children growing up, spending time with your kids can be hard. Here are some ideas to remedy that! more

Aug 14, 2016 9:00 AM Things To Do

Things to do with the entire family that expand your summer fun while bringing everyone closer together! more

Jul 2, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do

With the right perspective, a lot of preparation, and some strategies for staying connected, traveling for work as a parent can be very manageable. It may even be a little bit fun. Bright Horizons shares tips for working parents who travel. more

Jun 16, 2016 12:00 AM Sponsored Content

Not that you need an excuse to spend time outdoors during the summer—but outdoor play boosts fitness and decreases the risk of childhood obesity; increases focus and academic achievement; and reduces stress and increases feelings of well-being. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:00 AM Sponsored Content

Meet Ashley Rossi, the Founder and CEO of OrgaNums, a locally-based baby food line that gives parents a healthier and tastier alternative for their tiny humans. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 PM Entreprenuers

Any mother can tell you: bringing home baby can be a stressful, exhausting moment in life. Tina Morton, Founder of Cloud Nine Baby Planning, launched a personalized service that helps new moms and dads navigate those early, bleary-eyed days. more

May 24, 2016 7:00 AM Entreprenuers

How to help your little one discover the magical world of books when they would rather be playing with their toys. more

May 17, 2016 11:00 AM Family

On May 10, 2016, Thousands of Chicago-area residents and families will gather in small groups to share a meal and talk about community and what we can do to make it better. more

Apr 25, 2016 4:00 PM Philanthropy

Cathy Krieger is President/CEO, The Children’s Place Association who is leading the efforts to help Chicago families and children with medical needs. She is a Changemaker who has touched lives of countless Chicagoans and here is her story. more

Apr 22, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

As Chief Executive of the Anixter Center, Dr. Garate leads a team that provides an array of services to the disabled, improving their quality of life in Chicago. more

Apr 18, 2016 11:30 AM Influencers

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So often we feel guilty setting limits with our children. But setting limits, particularly when it “hurts us more than it does them,” shows them we care. We must remember we are not our children’s friend, but their most influential role model. more

Apr 9, 2016 3:26 PM Family

Choosing a summer program for a child with special needs can be challenging. Here are four important questions to ask to ensure that you find the right fit for your child. more

Apr 5, 2016 8:51 AM Family

Selecting the right summer program for your child can be tricky. If you are still searching, here are some tips to keep in mind to find the perfect fit for your little one. more

Mar 30, 2016 8:51 AM Family 1 Comments

If you haven't made plans for your Easter meal yet, don't worry- we have you covered with a few ideas for kids, out-of-town guests, or an excuse for a nice brunch with friends. more

Mar 20, 2016 10:50 AM Restaurants

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