How to Parenting: 7 Tips to Get Kids to Practice

Sports and music are great ways to develop self-discipline and a strong work ethic that can help children succeed later in life.   But in a world of instant gratification, it’s often hard for children to understand that mastering a skill takes time and effort. “I think most kids don’t have the inclination to pick […]

What You Don't Know About the North Shore

Here’s some North Shore trivia for you: How did Half Day Road get its name?   Did you answer: Because it’s a half-day’s ride on horseback to Chicago? Bzzz, wrong. Geoffrey Baer, producer of the documentary “Chicago’s North Shore,” says almost everyone who grows up on the North Shore believes that story. But in fact, […]

How to Launch Your 20-Something

After helping your kids get through high school and college (and paying for it), you’re probably anxious for your 20-something to start supporting themselves in a full-time job.   But breaking out into the real world isn’t always easy. Here are 7 tips to help your 20-something get a job. Tell them to start early […]