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May 30, 2017 7:00 AM Stuff We Love

"Rulers of the Playground" features diversity, powerful messages and vivid illustrations. more

Apr 19, 2017 10:04 PM News

Fun, free ways to foster a love of books (and keep kids entertained for an hour). more

Mar 28, 2017 2:49 PM Neighborhood Guides

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Feb 10, 2017 5:03 PM Museums

Stay out of the basket yourself and you're halfway there. more

Oct 11, 2016 3:15 PM General Parenting

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Aug 4, 2016 7:27 PM Education & Workshops

Choo-choo ambiance with food on a healthier track has two Chicagoland locations. more

Oct 26, 2012 12:32 PM Restaurant Picks

Book comes to life on stage and keeps kids enchanted through the whole show. more

Oct 9, 2012 11:38 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Each new project at The Painbrush brings something unexpected and prepares younger kids for a school setting. more

Oct 7, 2012 11:34 AM Arts & Culture

An unlikely combination makes for an interactive exhibit that kids will love. more

Oct 4, 2012 1:20 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Running out of storage space? Try donating that baby stuff you never plan to use again. more

Aug 27, 2012 4:47 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Hike and Seek gives families a full day outdoors. more

Aug 27, 2012 4:39 PM Nature

Kid-friendly isn't always so obvious, but these events are worth a family trip. more

Aug 23, 2012 1:48 PM Fairs & Fests

Four short trips over the state line for fun-filled fall festivals. more

Aug 23, 2012 1:35 PM Fairs & Fests

From pretty princess attire to canine cakes, these Lakeview shops have everything you can dream of. more

Aug 23, 2012 12:47 PM PLAY

What to do when your child is viewing the world through not-so-rosy-colored glasses. more

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