Chrissy Jones

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Chrissy Jones is a local Chicago mom blogger with three children (12,7 & 4). Her blog Beyondthepark.com showcases the best special events, activities, restaurants and products for Chicago families. From indoor playspaces and conventions to restaurants where kids can eat free, Chrissy offers an inside and first hand account of how to have fun with the family in the great Windy City.

Chrissy is an accomplished Marketing professional with 10+ years of successful senior marketing management experience at NBC Universal. She specialized in creating large-scale integrated marketing programs across all of NBC's broadcast, cable and digital assets. In 2005 Chrissy was awarded the GE Marketing excellence award - GE's highest marketing honor.

Chrissy holds a BA from Trinity College (Hartford Conn.) and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

E-mail Chrissy at [email protected]

Past articles

Experience the perfect family staycation at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

The Four Seasons Chicago has mastered the art of catering to kids. Check out their new 'Let's Get Away' package for the perfect staycation. Read...

 

Numbers in Nature: The awesome new exhibit at MSI that will make your kids fall in love with math

The new MSI exhibit has been years in the making and you won't be disappointed with the results. Put this on your must-do list. Read...

 

Warm up this fall with Cinnamon-Sugar Apple Cider donuts

When there's a chill in the air, there's nothing better than warm apple cider donuts to snack on. And it's even better when they can be made in 20 minutes!  Read...

 

Chicago's The James Hotel a top pick for families

If you're a family visiting Chicago, The James Hotel offers everything you would need to enjoy the comforts of home. Read...

 

The best ice cream shops in Chicago to celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Satisfy your craving for cold ice cream treats at these Chicago hot spots.  Read...

 

Segway tours show you a new side of Chicago

Summertime is the perfect time to explore Chicago in a fun new way: segway tours!  Read...

 

The ultimate girls day in Chicago

Need a last-minute Mother's Day idea? Tuck a pair of tickets to the annual City Style House Tour into mom's bouquet.  Read...

 

Math book makes bedtime fun for Chicago kids ... really!

Bedtime can be a trying time in some homes but this book may make the process a little more fun. And your kids will learn something, too! Read...

 

Tips for protecting Chicago kids from the sun

We got a taste of it this week and soon the warm weather will (finally) be here for good. But with that comes more sun and more harmful rays. Here's how to protect your kids' skin.  Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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