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Should I let my child play contact sports?
By Dr. Carrie Jaworski
May 21, 2017 7:30 AM
A local sports medicine doctor talks about balancing the benefits of a child participating in team sports with the risks of injuries such as concussions.
Grab your swimsuit and hit a suburban beach
By Samantha Nelson
May 21, 2017 7:26 AM
Looking to spend some quality time outside this summer? Don your swimsuit and head to a suburban beach. Along with giving you the chance to splash around, these spots offer a variety of activities so you can take advantage of a beautiful day.
Teenager's job search can help build adult skills
Karla L. Miller
May 14, 2017 7:16 AM
Looking for a part-time job can help teenagers build the "soft skills" most likely to help youths succeed in the job market: communication, social skills, self-control, higher-order thinking and positive self-concept (self-awareness, not just self-esteem).
When other parents have different technology rules
By Devorah Heitner
May 13, 2017 7:00 AM
When it comes to technology and kids, other parents can complicate things. Even if you feel like you're in control of what happens in your home, the parents of your child's peers will undoubtedly come into play.
Your health: Most kids rely on french fries as their vegetable
May 13, 2017 7:30 AM
For 90 percent of kids, potatoes -- in the form of french fries -- are their only constant vegetable, a new survey shows.
A new 'Best Places to Work' list -- this time for dads
Michael Alison Chandler
May 7, 2017 7:00 AM
Up to a year of paid leave. On-site child care. Flexible work schedules. These are some of the paternity benefits that top companies offer employees, according to a list released Tuesday of the "50 Best Places to Work for New Dads."
Study: Grounding teens from social media doesn't help -- and could hurt
By Hayley Tsukayama
May 6, 2017 7:00 AM
It all used to be so simple: Break the rules, get grounded and be forbidden from hanging out with your friends. But grounding your kids from social media could have some harmful consequences for teens, according to a new study.
Tool or toy? Schools struggle with rules for fidget spinners in classrooms
By Jamie Sotonoff
May 3, 2017 6:41 AM
Suburban school officials are struggling with what to do about fidget spinners, a trendy toy that is a distraction for some students and a benefit to others who use it to help them concentrate or conquer anxiety.
How to decipher financial aid offers from colleges
Jeffrey J. Selingo
Apr 30, 2017 7:20 AM
It's closing in on the end of April, and that means for this year's high school seniors planning to attend college next fall it is time to make their final decision. The acceptances (or rejections) have finally arrived, followed closely by perhaps the more important notice: the financial aid offer. In these final weeks, the sales rhetoric from colleges turns to coldblooded financial reality.
Treat your mom (and yourself) to afternoon tea
By Andrea Guthmann
Apr 30, 2017 7:23 AM
Pinkies up! Ready to use your best manners? Take a break from your fast-paced day for afternoon tea, a leisurely luxury perfect for Mother's Day. Here are a couple of the Chicago area's best spots to properly do tea.
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