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Kids won’t want to leave the Center of Science and Industry.

From the moment you walk through its doors, the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio, captures your kids attention and doesn't let go.

Hidden gems in Illinois

We’ve all been hearing comparisons lately to the Great Depression. Here’s an adventure packed with teachable moments about the can-do spirit of that historic time.

Visit the other Nashville just over the border

Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana, this Nashville so resembles its namesake town that the area is called "The Little Smokies."

Beyond the funny pages with comic stores

Comic books can entice even the most reluctant reader into spending time with written words.

Make your own scarecrow

You don’t have to enter a scarecrow contest to create your own. Here are five easy tips to get started at home.

Halloween the kid-friendly way

Ghouls, goblins … and scarecrows? At the 24th St. Charles Scarecrow Festival, you and your kids can get your hands on some straw and create your own scarecrow.

WNBA star Jia Perkins is having a ball as a mom

Jia Perkins thought her dream of playing professional basketball was over when she became pregnant. But when she heard her name called on WNBA draft day, she began life as a working mom.

Theater offers sitters for Saturday shows

Parents can attend a theater show with kids in tow without having to force young children to sit through a performance.

KidsWork has child-size fun

The first thing you notice when you walk into the new KidsWork Childrens Museum is how open and bright it is.

African fest offers worldly view

Chicago is full of culture, but you don’t have to be all grown up to appreciate and experience it.
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