Posts tagged "Children"

Moving Forward - And Looking Ahead

Today, just a few days after the election, the streets of my Chicago neighborhood feel, look and sound different. Gone are the political candidate placards. Gone is the polling place signage. And, gone are the streams of voters walking hurriedly in the chilly rain to go to the polls. Instead, people are remarking about the... Read more »

Involving My Children in Today's Presidential Election

I love election day. There’s a patriotic buzz in the air. People are talking and posting about the election and the important issues at stake. People are urging their friends, families and colleagues to head to their local polling places. And, people are taking advantage of their right as American citizens to take action and... Read more »

Explore the World with the Chicago International Children's Film Festival

My sons love to watch movies and, if I would let them, they’d probably watch them all day long. But, it’s my thankless job to try to reign in their movie-watching habits and make sure they’re busy doing other things like reading books, playing sports and, well, going to school. Sometimes it feels like I’m... Read more »
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