A family trip to Hannibal, Missouri, inspired by Tom Sawyer
April 8, 2013
A five-hour drive from Chicago, Mark Twain's birthplace makes for a great overnight trip for families.
The best Chicago parks for spring walks
March 29, 2013
Put away the winter boots and get out your walking shoes. It's time to step into spring at one of our favorite parks.
Four places to see lambs in Chicago
March 28, 2013
Nothing says Spring like cute baby lambs. We've found four family-friendly places to see the little guys around Chicago.
Build your own backyard ice rink
January 21, 2013
Building your own backyard ice rink is easy, with or without snow on the ground.
Kid friendly opera in the classroom
August 31, 2012
Seven Chicago public schools are participating in a unique, musical program this fall.
Fun festivals in northern Indiana
August 23, 2012
Four short trips over the state line for fun-filled fall festivals.