Baby's first year
The first year is filled with so many milestones, some big for Baby (first steps!) and some for the parents (Dad’s first trip out on his own with the tot). Whether you’re excited, nervous or a little of both, we’ve got the goods, advice and info to help get you through it all.
Holiday Gift Guide
129 perfect presents for every kind of kid on your list (and a few for the grown-ups too!)
Hipsqueak Awards 2012
The very best in family-friendly arts, entertainment and advocacy in Chicago.
City or suburbs?
It has to be one or the other, and you know everyone has an opinion.
25 of the tastiest, coolest, creamiest, sickest, brain-freeziest warm weather treats Chicago has to offer. Fingers crossed for a hot summer.
Meet a dozen Chicago-area kids already making a name for themselves.
Recreation deserts leave too many city kids without community playgrounds to call their own.
Every child can play just about everywhere at these inclusive Chicago-area playgrounds.
We hit the streets to talk to some of the coolest kids in town.
Budget deals make Hawaii a great family option.
Our panel taste tests allergy-safe alternatives to peanut butter.
Even in this hot-dog-joint-on-every-corner town, these standouts are worth going the extra mile for.