Moms just wanna have brunch
Ask a mom what she wants for Mother’s Day and chances are she’ll say something sweet and saccarine such as “Just your love” or “Draw me a pretty picture.”
If the spring showers are getting to you, find a way to enjoy water inside.
It’s easy to think green
Kermit sits atop the book shelf in our office.
Gas tank getaways
Sometimes you just gotta get away. At least that what those funny Southwest Airline commercials say.
Indiana wants me
I am always looking for an undiscovered vacation gem. I want a place for a quick but wonderful escape from Chicago.
Have fun indoors and out in Utica
Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Lodge & Indoor Water Park in Utica has tried to bring some Wisconsin Dells to Illinois.
Getting back to nature in Galena
I’d just read an article about how nature deprived this generation of children is before I left for the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena.
Ski and slide
My parents enjoyed Chestnut Mountain Resort when they were a young couple.
No water slides here
Think Wisconsin family getaway and chances are you (or at least your children) are thinking water parks.
Dells grows on us
The Wisconsin Dells boasts the best of what kids want: Water parks and more water parks.
American Girl is worth a trip
My American Girl-loving daughter had been to lunch at American Girl Place, but I hadn’t.
When she grows up, 3-year-old Victoria Hopkins, who lives in Lincoln Park, wants to be an airplane.
The hunt is on
Whether you’re young or old—or even of canine persuasion—chances are there is an Easter celebration egg-specially for you.
Visiting a conservatory may not be the first idea that comes to mind when looking for some rainy-day fun with the kids.
Get around underground
There’s a subterranean city hiding beneath five miles of Chicago’s streets and sidewalks—and it’s warm.
New Kohl museum a winner
Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago has always been a good museum.
Play ball—during the game
It’s hard to imagine having attended a White Sox game last season and not watching every minute.