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City comes up short on playground equity
Sep. 12, 2013
Our investigation shows that the Chicago Park District has a long way to go for children of color.
EcoMyths: Helping kids experience (their) true nature
May. 29, 2013
Hard to believe, but true: the average American kid spends an average of seven and a half hours per day using entertainment media on a computer, cell phone, TV, or other electronic device, according to a recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The name you almost had
Apr. 30, 2013
If I was born a boy, I would have been named Alexander. I put a call out on my Facebook page last week for people to reveal their "other" name, and got some pretty fun tales in response:
A Little Village teacher's back-porch library
Apr. 25, 2013
Rachel Perveiler said La Biblioteca Del Personas promotes literacy and teaches responsibility.
Heritage Matters: Children's Health, Culture, & Community Event
Feb. 7, 2013
This Heritage Matters panel discussion explores children’s health through the lens of mental and physical health, cultural identity, family and community dynamics.
Unfamous Kids Named After Famous People
Jan. 10, 2013
Our son is named “Paul” which is a pretty straightforward name, except my underlying rationale for doing so is maybe a little weird.
Secret Wonder Women, unite!
Jan. 7, 2013
Little did our parents know when buying us those red, blue and gold undergarments that they were raising a secret generation of incognito superhero girls.
How to get the perfect scared of Santa photo
Dec. 18, 2012
It wouldn’t feel like Christmas without a couple dozen photos of terrified children sobbing on strange men’s laps. Here are some tips on how to elicit a winner.
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