I want to live in my daughter’s world.
The other night, she was asking me something about police officers, and then said: Why can’t they be nice? Why can’t they just tell people ‘Don’t do that,’ and not give them a ticket?
It's hard for parents to keep up with all the children's product recalls issued in the last few months, from cribs to hooded sweatshirts to toy dart guns.
If you like garage sales, the arts, or watching the skies, you and your family will have plenty to pick from this weekend.
What child doesn’t love an opportunity to use a hammer – with permission?
The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum will host its 18th annual Kids Building Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, a free event with activities for the whole family.
Self-checkout and I are not good friends.
I try not to be a techno-phobe, but after a long trek through the grocery store with two kids in tow, I’m ready for someone else to do the math.
So when the new Champaign Public Library opened in 2008 with a new self-checkout system, I was dubious but willing to give it a try.
Lately I haven't been the best mother in the world.
Life feels so busy that I find myself being short-tempered for no apparent reason, hurrying my children to do something every minute of the day.
If you named your baby Cullen or Maliyah (sound familiar?) in 2009, you're part of a trend.
Those were the fastest-rising boy and girl names, respectively, on the Social Security Adminstration's annual list, released Friday.
Looking for ways to celebrate Mother’s Day? Plenty to choose from in our Family Picks this weekend.
All those delightful moments of a baby's first year --the first smile, splashing in the bath, crawling at breakneck speed -- are captured in a new movie called "Babies."
I had several goals in Saturday's Illinois Marathon 5K, and luckily none of them involved going really fast.