School’s out and it’s time for fun! Families can explore, learn and play all month long with outdoor adventures, arts and crafts events, theater camps, annual festivals featuring kids’ activities, food, music and more.
We’re back into that beloved season of America’s pastime. All across the country, folks are heading out to watch games on Little League diamonds, college campuses, independent and minor league fields and the large stadiums of the major leagues. If you’d like to plan an outing with your famil…
Times correspondent Carrie Steinweg offers up three different tours of the Windy City.
February is a great month for children to learn about history, from honoring the central role of African-Americans in U.S. history to celebrating the nation’s presidents.
Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.
Just as local school districts provide a one-to-one environment, state officials say more than half the school districts across the state are using tablets in the classroom, a nimble, multipurpose machine surging in popularity across the country.
Hundreds of students across Northwest Indiana are benefiting from the dual credit program, which allows students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.
Summer is upon us, and that means road trips for many families.
It's road trip season and one of the best family road trips in the Midwest isn't too far from home.
Once Upon a Child Valparaiso is the only store to have achieved both "Best Consignment Store in the Region" and "Gold Standard Award" 2014.
Behind every youth sports team is a coach. A coach who, after a long day at work, drives to the field where he stays past dark.
Children ages 6 and up have the opportunity to learn about space and science through day camps at the Challenger Learning Center in Hammond.
Many libraries in the Northwest Indiana region host summer reading programs and they aren’t just great ways to keep kids coming to the library.
This year’s long winter means many parents throughout Northwest Indiana area have exhausted their supply of indoor activities.
Warmer weather has finally arrived and this summer is full of family-friendly events sure to keep kids and adults alike busy and happy. From biking, hiking and picnics to outdoor movies, markets and festivals.
The holidays are a meaningful time of year for families, but sometimes that meaning can get lost in the hubbub of Black Friday shopping, presents under the tree and running from party to party.
Coming together for a holiday meal is a wonderful tradition. But let's be honest… if you have young children, or picky eaters of any age, those holiday meals carry just a little bit of dread.
The holiday season in Chicago sparkles with lights and many fun events for families to do. Here's our list of what’s best this season
Mickey Mouse and his friends have added their magical touch to the holiday celebration at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Legoland Discovery Center Chicago will become a winter wonderland for the month of December, as the center celebrates a Holly Jolly Holiday, said Kristina Pucci, sales manager at Legoland Discovery Center Chicago.
Ask any child about Thanksgiving and you're likely to hear about pilgrims and Indians and turkeys.
The weeks leading up to the holiday is a great time to gather children and plan the perfect fall decorations to adorn the table and welcome guests.
As the holiday season approaches, festive activities for kids and families abound.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, adults and children alike are already beginning to think about the day's feast.
"What do you say?" Every parent is familiar with this quiet prompting that they whisper to their kids after someone does something nice for them.