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

Get ready to be entertained at the Chicago Parent Playdate

We're pulling out the stops with some amazing entertainers for our huge Chicago Parent Playdate April 30.  Read...


Shedd Aquarium’s Penguin Encounter is a can’t miss experience

Get up close and personal with some fine feathered friends. Read...


Family getaway: Spend a long weekend in New York City

It's especially great when you take your kids for the first time. Read...


Chicago area runs and races for families

Lace up your running shoes. Read...


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