Things to Do on Mackinac Island With Kids

Find out the best family-friendly spots on the Michigan island.

5 Chicagoland Kids Featured in New Empowering Book Series

The girls were chosen for their efforts to make their communities better.
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Things to Do

6 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Busy School Mornings

These recipes will give your kids the fuel they need to get going for the day.

6 Weird and Spooky Ways to Celebrate Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th can be a fun day for families!

Free Days for Chicago-Area Museums

Family fun that is easy on the wallet.

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Latest Issue: July/August 2021

Jump into our magazine to find the reasons why we love Chicago, how we're starting a fresh new school year, tips to visiting Pilsen with kids and much more.

Parenting

Kids Wearing Face Masks: Here’s What Parents Need to Know

Tips and how to talk to kids about them.

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Kids are never too young or old to get involved with cleaning the house!

The Delta Variant: What Parents Should Know

A Q&A with a Chicago infectious disease expert on the Delta variant.

Common Bug Bites in Illinois: What Parents Should Know

Find out how to do the trick on ticks, bed bugs and more.
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Education

How Kids Can Make Friends in School

Here are a few ways to set your child up for social success.

The Complete Back-to-School Checklist for Parents

Keep track of what you need to do before school starts.

Illinois First to Require Asian American History in Schools

Illinois’ TEAACH Act called a ‘life saver’ for students.

15 Anti-Racism Books for Kids to Read at Home

It's never too early to start talking about race.

Autism Resources From Autism Speaks

Brought to you by Autism Speaks
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Watch This, Do That

Watch This, Do That: Space Jam: A New Legacy

'Bugs Bunny knows who I am!'

Watch This, Do That: Luca

'Silenzio, Bruno!'

Watch This, Do That: The Parent Trap (1998)

'Sisters? Hallie, we're like twins!'

Watch This, Do That: Raya and The Last Dragon

‘We’ll have to watch our backs; we’re not the only ones looking.’