Are We There Yet? (March 2011)

Are We There Yet? (March 2011)

Goldwassers celebrate a lifetime together - and more

To give you an idea how long Lizie and Ned Goldwasser have been married, consider this.

More from a remarkable couple

Trying to sum up the life of Ned and Lizie Goldwasser is one of the tougher assignments I’ve had as a reporter.

Music, medieval science and magic: Family Picks

Your kids can channel their inner Mad Scientist, do a little magic or create art with their ears. Plus, a premiere U.S. Air Force brass band performs — for free! It's all happenin' this weekend.


Houdini Hoopla! Magic show, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Tolono Public Library, 111 E. Main St., Tolono. Free.

Family Picks: spring break!

If your spring break plans will keep you in town this weekend, we’ve got plenty for your kids to do. They can “March with the Penguins” at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum, learn to contra dance, take in the circus, or help out with the earthquake relief effort in Japan. Enjoy!

Kindergarten prep: Schools of Choice

Six years ago this month, I was in a state of high anxiety.

Our firstborn was about to enter kindergarten, and that meant we were muddling our way through the Champaign school lottery.

Precious memories, in technicolor

Like any self-respecting helicopter parents, we’ve been documenting our children’s lives since the day they were born.