Digital Content Editor
Alaina Buzas lives in Chicago's South Loop but is originally from Michigan. Before becoming the Digital Content Editor for ChicagoParent.com, she worked as a designer for the magazine's parent company Wednesday Journal, Inc. When she isn't working, she volunteers with 826 Chicago, blogs about book cover design and cheers on her Detroit Tigers. Alaina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she majored in Journalism and minored in Visual Communications. She also spent a year studying photography and eating delicious food in Italy.
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Nature on Tap series a great escape for Chicago parents
June 5, 2013
Ditch the kids for some adult-only fun at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Nature on Tap, a new series at the museum, provides an escape from diapers and homework one evening a month.
Nine-year-old Asean Johnson speaks out against Chicago Public Schools closings
May 22, 2013
Asean Johnson, whose school has since been spared, brings a rally crowd to its feet during a speech about the potential school closings.
Adler opens renovated Cafe Galileo's with revamped, healthier menu
May 16, 2013
Adler's renovated cafe features outdoor seating and fresh options, just in time for summer planetarium visits.
Shedd Aquarium opens new outdoor Stingray Touch exhibit
May 14, 2013
Families can reach out and touch rays as they glide through an outdoor pool in Shedd's newest seasonal exhibit.
Cosmic Wonder launches families from Chicago's Adler Planetarium into outer space
May 13, 2013
In Adler's new live show, visitors feel like they're floating through space dust.
Last minute gift ideas for Chicago moms this Mother's Day
May 9, 2013
Attention last minute shoppers! We've compiled a list of great ideas for Mother's Day gifts that you can still rush out and buy before Sunday.
Legoland Chicago hosts first-ever video contest for kids
April 26, 2013
Create your own Lego video and enter to win an annual membership the Legoland Discovery Center.
Bicycles displayed as works of art in new exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry [Slideshow]
April 25, 2013
The Art of the Bicycle shows families how science, architecture and art have a place in the history of biking.
Week 11: Try and try again
April 22, 2013
Google Docs is changing my life. Also, you probably want to know about Promic-Con!
Watch a baby giraffe play at Brookfield Zoo [Video and slideshow]
April 16, 2013
There's nothing cuter than a 5-month-old giraffe playing outside for the first time.