Episode 22 – 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die author



Molly Page, author of “100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die,” discusses the hidden gems and fun corners of the city perfect to kick off a summer of family entertainment.


Episode 21 – Teen Relationship Health



Learn about warning signs and solutions to help teens navigate relationships from Yesenia Maldonado, executive director of Chicago’s Between Friends organization. From how to spot abuse to helping kids understand consent, parents can learn the tools to lead kids toward healthy relationships – romantic and within peer groups.


Episode 20: Dr. Kiarra King answers questions from readers – Part One



Dr. Kiarra King, a board certified OB/GYN working on the South Side of Chicago, answers questions from Chicago Parent readers in an episode sponsored by Adler Planetarium.


Episode 19 – KonMari Cleaning



Kristyn Ivey, Chicago’s first certified KonMari consultant, talks about Marie Kondo’s tidying method, the benefits of finding joy in tidy and how to involve the whole family in the tidy process.


Episode 18 – Explorer Academy



Erika Bergman, a National Geographic explorer, and Trudi Trueit, the author of the Explorer Academy book series, discuss exploration, what they say when they meet future explorers and what led them on their career paths.


Episode 17 – Part 2, Sleep Training for Babies (and their parents)



Pam Jones, a registered nurse and co-owner of Sweet Dreams Infant Care, continues the discussion about sleep training and trains parents how to prep their babies for time changes – like Daylight Saving Time. This is the second of a two-part series about sleep training.


Episode 16 – Sleep Training for Babies (and their parents)



Pam Jones, a registered nurse and co-owner of Sweet Dreams Infant Care, explains what sleep training is and how parents can best teach their babies to sleep. This is the first of a two-part series about sleep training.


Episode 14 – Meet the Dentist



Hany Kurdi, dentist at Dentologie in Chicago, discusses all things teeth as National Dental Health month opens. He answers questions like when should kids start seeing a dentist to how much should the Tooth Fairy pay for teeth.