Tween Us

Ring in the New Year with family-friendly celebrations in Naperville

These kid-friendly events allow you to ring in 2015 with the entire family, no matter how young. Read...

 

Visions of Sugar Plum Fairies: The magic of The Nutcracker comes to Chicago's suburbs

You don't have to travel downtown to see an amazing performance of The Nutcracker. These suburban shows bring the magic to your own neighborhoods. Read...

 

4 chances to look back at Christmases of the past in the Western suburbs

Christmas used to be simple time. Take a look back at old traditions and maybe you'll be inspired to incorporate some into your own modern-day celebrations. Read...

 

5 fun and festive holiday events in Naperville

Soak up the magic of the season in Naperville. One of Chicago's largest western suburbs has so much to offer families this holiday. Read...

 

KitchenSurfing makes hosting a dinner party fun and easy

KitchenSurfing is a great company that connects people with local chefs who come cook delicious food at your house, and leave your kitchen spotless. What more can a busy mom want? Read...

 

Going to vote? Why it's a good idea to take your child with you

Every vote matters. Tomorrow is Election Day and a great opportunity to teach your kids about the importance of letting their voice be heard. Read...

 

A message of peace: What Chicago parents can learn from Malala and their own kids

Chicago families, and the world, honor Malala Yousufzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.  Read...

 

5 creative ways to get Chicago kids to clean their rooms

Let's face it, most tweens and teens don't want to clean their rooms. But if you're pulling your hair out, try these creative tips to get them motivated. Read...

 

Chicago celebrates Banned Books Week

It's Banned Books Week. Can you imagine a world without "Where the Wild Things Are," "The Lorax," and "The Diary of Anne Frank?" All were, at one point, banned.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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