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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.



No Whiners Allowed! Chicago Dad Creates Bad Behavior T-Shirts

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Roger’s Park resident Paul Dolan, tired of children displaying less-than-cheery behavior, created what he believes is the perfect antidote: themed T-shirts, which he’s selling on Etsy. According to a post he shared […]


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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.


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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.


Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.


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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.


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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]


The Coy family kids team up to do the dishes. (Credit: CBS)

Life Coach: Treat Assigning Kids’ Chores Like A CEO

Who doesn’t want to come home to a nice clean house? But if you have kids, getting them to pitch in can be tough. Help is on the way. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez takes a look at strategies that won’t make you feel like a nag.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

Families are choosing to slow down on outside activites and enjoy more family time. (CBS)

Parents Decide To Slow Down On Activities

Parents know the feeling all too well, too many activities and not enough hours in the day.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011


Top Mom Myths

Moms always have words of wisdom for us. But they’re not always right. Let’s debunk our favorite mommy-isms.


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What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

One mom on what her heart really desires for Mother’s Day.


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Examining The “Hands Off” Approach To Parenting

Raising a child is changing for some parents. Many are turning to a “hands off” approach to parenting babies and toddlers. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports toddler students at Chicago’s Waldorf School are creating their own mid-morning snack by using regular utensils, including a knife.

CBS 2–03/01/2011