Alaina Buzas


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Alaina Buzas

Looking for a fun afternoon out with your spouse? The Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Encounter is a great place to ditch the kids. more

Jul 29, 2013 10:23 AM Chicago Parent Archives


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Come with an empty stomach and an open mind, and you'll have a great night out. more

Jul 15, 2013 3:19 PM Date Night Ideas


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

New Orleans is more than Bourbon Street and beads. Check out how to make a great family vacation out of a trip to the Big Easy. more

Jul 2, 2013 3:48 PM Travel

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. more

Jun 5, 2013 1:59 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Asean Johnson, whose school has since been spared, brings a rally crowd to its feet during a speech about the potential school closings. more

May 22, 2013 1:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Adler's renovated cafe features outdoor seating and fresh options, just in time for summer planetarium visits. more

May 16, 2013 4:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Families can reach out and touch rays as they glide through an outdoor pool in Shedd's newest seasonal exhibit. more

May 14, 2013 5:45 PM Chicago Parent Archives

In Adler's new live show, visitors feel like they're floating through space dust. more

May 13, 2013 5:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Create your own Lego video and enter to win an annual membership the Legoland Discovery Center. more

Apr 26, 2013 5:35 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The Art of the Bicycle shows families how science, architecture and art have a place in the history of biking. more

Apr 25, 2013 5:57 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Google Docs is changing my life. Also, you probably want to know about Promic-Con! more

Apr 22, 2013 4:26 PM Chicago Parent Archives

There's nothing cuter than a 5-month-old giraffe playing outside for the first time. more

Apr 16, 2013 12:24 PM Chicago Parent Archives

White Dad Problems have invaded British radio with a bit of parenting advice on BBC Radio. more

Apr 12, 2013 4:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

From fear to acceptance to food stains, check out this illustrated Stages of Pregnancy chart that is sure to give you a laugh. more

Mar 25, 2013 3:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Scenes from the Stone Age uses interactive displays to teach families about prehistoric life. more

Mar 21, 2013 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Teaching, and learning, that the power of the personal anecdote hits like written statistics never will. more

Mar 12, 2013 4:15 PM Chicago Parent Archives