Shannan Younger

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Shannan Younger is a writer and recovering attorney living in the western suburbs of Chicago. Her husband is tad bit more tolerant of her bad jokes than her teen daughter. Raising adolescents isn't easy, but it can be a ton of fun, especially in and around Chicago. She blogs at and ChicagoNow. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @ShannanYounger.


E-mail Shannan at [email protected]

Past articles


Fun ways to celebrate Pi Day in Chicago

The day when mathematicians and dessert lovers unite. Read...


7 great disc golf courses in the Chicago suburbs

Become a disc golf pro in no time. Read...


Presidents Day activities for families around Chicago

Meet the past presidents (or actors, anyway) and celebrate in other ways. Read...


Super Bowl party ideas for kids

Ways to have big fun during the big game. Read...


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