Archive for April 2017

Family travel: Coming to terms with choosing to eat at chain restaurants

At home in Chicago, my husband and I are always on the search for new, local restaurants to eat at with our family. We seek out ones offering new ethnic cuisines. We seek out ones in new neighborhoods. We seek out ones with healthy, local fare on their menus. So, when we travel, we often... Read more »

It's National Volunteer Week! Use these resources to learn how to volunteer with your family

Today marks the start of National Volunteer Week. Throughout the week, people of all ages will come together to give back to help people and organizations in their communities and around the world. From April 23 – 29, you can give your time, your expertise, your passion and your heart to the causes and organizations... Read more »

N.B.: I learned a bit of Latin thanks to my sons' school emails

Sometime earlier this year, I noticed that the bilingual emails sent out by administrators at my sons’ school included a bit of another language. But, it took a while for me to get it. Why? Because, it can be hard to spot a language when it shows up as two letters – N.B. Like many... Read more »
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