Things to do in Chicago this Columbus Day

We've put together a list of family activities to keep everyone busy on their day off this Columbus Day. Read...

 

Chicago's best beaches

Twenty-six miles long with 31 beaches, the Chicago lakefront has a spot that should fit every family. Here are our favorite beaches, just in time for the warm weather.  Read...

 

3 great Chicago staycation hotels for families

These three hotels are great for families and within walking distance to some of the city's best attractions. Read...

 

Advice from a Chicago dad on preparing for twins

One parent shares everything he's learned from raising twins that others might not be quick to share. Read...

 

Tips for photographing your baby like a pro

Try different tricks for different ages and don't be afraid to ditch that smartphone. Read...

 

Raising kids who vote

If you ask any group of kids whether they’d like to play soccer or tug-of-war, one thing’s for sure: Every child will want their vote to be counted! We can encourage our kids to become voters and help them learn through play. Check out these ideas to get started.  Read...

 

Chicago farmers markets to visit before the season ends

Before the cold weather hits, take advantage of your local farmers markets. Read...

 

Chicago Moms: What's in your diaper bag?

Is your diaper bag filled with half-eaten snacks, leaking sippy cups and dirty wipes? Is it sometimes difficult to even find a diaper in there amidst the clutter? You are not alone! Read...

 

Earth Day 2014 Celebrations around Chicago

It's the month to celebrate the earth, and Chicago-area groups are finding all sorts of ways to tell Mother Nature "thank you". Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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