Danielle Braff lives in downtown Chicago with her two daughters and husband. Danielle's articles have appeared in Chicago Tribune, Health, Pregnancy, Woman's Day and Marie Claire. Check out her other stories at www.Daniellebraff.com.
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Spring for a spring break trip: 5 places tailor-made for Chicago families
February 27, 2014
With spring break coming up quickly, we've put together some ideas for trips just right for families.
Love conquers all...most of the time
February 10, 2014
Chicago parents weigh merits of city or suburban schools
January 28, 2014
In a city like Chicago, where siblings can end up at different schools or a child can be waitlisted for dozens of kindergartens, it's hard to decide when to stay and when to go.
Emerald City brings pigs to life on Apollo Theater stage
January 27, 2014
Review: Emerald City Theatre's "Three Little Pigs" is so good you just might fall in love with the Big Bad Wolf by the end.
Four places in Chicago for parents that kids will love, too
December 3, 2013
Need time out of the house? These four city spots are good for parents and kids.
Teach kids about culture by visiting Chicago
November 6, 2013
It's easy to introduce your children to different cultures without even leaving the city limits.
Emerald City Theatre's Rapunzel is entertaining
November 4, 2013
Emerald City's Rapunzel isn't exactly what you might expect, but it is filled with funny lines that will delight grownups and kids of all ages. It runs through Jan. 4.
Frog & Toad at Chicago Children's Theatre is a hit
October 14, 2013
Chicago Children's Theatre opened its must-see show, "A Year with Frog & Toad" this weekend and will leave your kids enthralled. Go see it before it's too late.
New Emerald City Theatre show will be hit with llama-loving Chicago kids
October 6, 2013
Emerald City Theatre's production of Llama, Llama opens today. It's a great show for kids ages 3-6 and their llama-loving mamas and dads.
Play until you drop at mall play spaces
September 25, 2013
One of the most overlooked indoor play spaces to keep kids amused on cold, rainy days is your local mall. Many malls have created engaging spaces where kids can run and play to their heart's delight. Best of all--they're free!