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  • What has your child taught you?

    What has your child taught you?
    I always say that when I was growing up I didn't play with enough blocks. That is my usual excuse for not being able to assemble pretty much anything, including Legos. But I am learning: from my son. Part of being a good parent is playing with...
  • How do you deal with your child's annoying habits?

    How do you deal with your child's annoying habits?
    My son has been talking like Mr. Bean lately. A lot. It's annoying. Not that Mr. Bean really talks much, he actually kind of grunts out his sentences when he does use complete ones. I asked my son why he does this, and he said he likes the way...
  • A lesson in raising up a handy young man

    A lesson in raising up a handy young man
    My husband is very handy around the house. It's one of the many reasons I married him besides his Dermot-Mulroney good looks. A woman can't lose if she marries a man who can fix things. If a toilet breaks, he knows how to fix it. He can hang drywall,...
  • Lego unveils first "mini-fig" female scientist

    Lego unveils first "mini-fig" female scientist
    Lego recently introduced a new series of mini-figures and one is a female scientist, a first for the company famous for its plastic building bricks and kits. Some hope the tiny plastic scientist will help girls see the hard sciences (Professor C. Bodin...
  • The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'

    The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'
    My son said to me last night, with a very serious look on his face, "Mom, I need to talk to you about something important." I wondered what it could be. Lately, all the talk has been about his birthday, which is coming up, so I figured it had...
  • 'Breaking Bad' meth lab toy set sparks outrage

    'Breaking Bad' meth lab toy set sparks outrage
    Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for little Johnny or Susie? How about a "Breaking Bad" meth lab toy set? No, I'm not joking. It's astounding that anyone -- even the rabid "Breaking Bad" fans who live for Sundays to see what will happen to...
  • Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store

    Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store
    Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before. When Apple updated its store website to...
  • Brazen Careerist: Valuable job skill you learned from your (annoying) older siblings

    Brazen Careerist Those of us lucky enough to have siblings know a rewarding, lifelong loving relationship is built upon a firm foundation of taunts, noogies and tattling. Interestingly enough, the mean things your older brothers and sisters inflicted...
  • Where to celebrate New Year's Eve with kids

    Where to celebrate New Year's Eve with kids
    You don't have to celebrate New Year's Eve on your sofa just because you can't get a sitter. Ring in 2014 with kids in tow (in some cases, a little early) at one of these fam-friendly celebrations. "Build it Big" Bubble Bash The DuPage Children's Museum'...
  • 'Thor: The Dark World' gets Lego movie poster treatment

    'Thor: The Dark World' gets Lego movie poster treatment
    Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark World” movie poster.   The poster, released on Nov. 6, features Lego versions of the stars of the upcoming Marvel film in a promotion for...
  • Meet Legoland Discovery Center's new Master Model Builder

    Meet Legoland Discovery Center's new Master Model Builder
    On January 13th, 24-year-old Crystal Lake native David Howard started a new job kids (and more than few grown-ups) dream about: Master Model Builder at the Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg. Howard joins an elite team of master builders all over the...
  • Wal-Mart, Toys R Us unveil hot toy lists, holiday initiatives

    Wal-Mart, Toys R Us unveil hot toy lists, holiday initiatives
    Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market. Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...