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  • Super Bowl fun for the whole family

     Super Bowl fun for the whole family
    Whether you're hosting a Super Bowl party or just want to watch the Patriots and Seahawks battle in relative peace, these plays will help keep kids happy — and might just make you MVP. Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl Long a crowd favorite for the...
  • Animated films to catch before the Oscars

    Animated films to catch before the Oscars
    Oscar season officially began last week, and as always, a lion's share of the nomination reactions revolved around snubs, including one in the category dearest to kids' hearts: best animated feature. "The Lego Movie," a huge commercial and critical hit,...
  • 5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids

    5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids
    BLACK CREATIVITY AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Art and science mix when the MSI kicks off its annual Black Creativity programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A chance to explore African-American genius, the events include innovation workshops...
  • Why working from home is not my cup of tea

     Why working from home is not my cup of tea
    When I tell people I'm a writer, the second most frequently asked question — after "What's your backup plan?" — is, "Do you work from home?" My answer: Not if I can help it. Unlike the work of, say, a heart surgeon, my job can be done from...
  • Men and women want egalitarian relationships

    Men and women want egalitarian relationships
    When asked how they'd like to balance future work and family responsibilities, most young men and women in the U.S. say they want an equal division of labor, according to a new study. Signaling a further shift away from traditional gender roles, the...
  • Pastor's reply to Ellen DeGeneres lacks heart

    What more is there to say? Ellen DeGeneres' pitch-perfect reply to Tennessee pastor Larry Tomczak's Christian Post piece, in which he calls "Ellen" part of a "tidal wave of unprecedented evil," has already gone viral. "Ellen DeGeneres celebrates her...
  • Readers also struggle at working from home

     Readers also struggle at working from home
    I had the pleasure of interviewing Cheryl Strayed over the weekend at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, where hundreds of people packed the Rosemont Convention Center's makeshift auditorium to hear the "Wild" author share her thoughts on writing,...
  • Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest: The G-rated events

     Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest: The G-rated events
    Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest has something for all ages, but not every show is rated G. Blair Thomas has ambitious plans for the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival. "Our festival is going to redefine what the word...
  • Summer camps that won't wait

    Summer camps that won't wait
    Days of shorts and flip-flops never seem farther away than in January, but some of the most popular summer camps are opening registration this month. Procrastinate, and your child just might get iced out. Latin School camps You don't have to be a...
  • Outrage over kids' spas is misplaced

     Outrage over kids' spas is misplaced
    A blight on humanity: Young girls kidnapped en masse by Boko Haram and never recovered. Not a blight on humanity: Young girls enjoying a day at the spa. And yet: "Sick, sick, sick," wrote one of the 473 (and counting) commenters on The New York...
  • Far more Democrats than Republicans hope to see female president

     Far more Democrats than Republicans hope to see female president
    Sixty-nine percent of Democratic women and 46 percent of Democratic men hope to see a female president of the United States in their lifetime, according to a new Pew Research Center survey on women and leadership. Just 20 percent of Republican women and...