8 creative ways to beat summer brain drain in Chicago

Mix fun with learning this summer and you'll be sure to beat summer brain drain! Read...

 

Redder, White & Blue: Sunburn relief and July 4 fun from Pinterest

Need help finding something to do or ways to celebrate our nation's independence tomorrow? Samantha Schultz asked her fellow bloggers and headed to Pinterest for some great ideas just for you! Read...

 

Make your own slip and slide for cheap summer fun in Chicago

Take some plastic tarp, duct tape and a few other household products and slide your way into summer. Read...

 

Just being me: Chicago mom rediscovers herself

Although it's initially hard when her kids are away from her for an extended period of time, Jennifer soon learns to rediscover herself in their absence.  Read...

 

Fun ideas for Chicago kids to beat the summertime boredom blues

In today's world of instant gratification from technology, kids expect to be entertained 24/7. When the boredom song starts, try some of these fun family activities.  Read...

 

A Chicago mom's struggles with growing up

It happens to all of us sooner or later, our babies are suddenly no longer babies. Marianne Walsh is holding on to her baby with both hands and is not yet ready to let go. Read...

 

Make patriotic candles to celebrate the Fourth of July

Salute the stars and stripes with this Fourth of July candle decoration. Read...

 

Santa Claus, Indiana: Chicago families experience Christmas in July

What's better than Christmas in December? Christmas in July! A trip to Santa Claus, Indiana is a fun time for everyone in the family.  Read...

 

Chicago dad advocates for pedicures for men

Dads, after working all day, a pedicure may be just the relief your tired feet need.  Read...

 
 

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