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Spring 2013

Naper Settlement blacksmith finds new calling

Greg Merriam loves to make kids smile as he shares tricks of his historic trade at Naper Settlement.

Chicago Kite gets kite-flying beginners up in the air

Owner of Chicago Kite/Kite Harbor helped start kite festivals throughout Chicago.

A family trip to Hannibal, Missouri, inspired by Tom Sawyer

A five-hour drive from Chicago, Mark Twain's birthplace makes for a great overnight trip for families.

Adventure Stage Chicago tells West Town’s story in “Augusta and Noble”

New play tells the story of a young girl looking toward her future while embracing her Latino heritage.

Family vacation in Hershey is more than just chocolate

Spend a thrill-filled day riding roller coasters at Hershey Park, then slow down to appreciate the simple things at an Amish farm.

The Elephant and The Whale combines shadow puppets, circus life at Chicago Children’s Theatre

This story of an unusual friendship will captivate young audiences through a sea journey, circus songs and puppetry.

Hard Rock Hotel offers families a real Chicago vibe

Rock out at this hotel, perfect for families thanks to a central location and helpful staff.
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Vacation Checklist for Kids to Help Them Pack for a Trip

Have them learn how to pack like a pro.

8 Next-Level Grilled Cheese Spots in Chicagoland

Ooey, gooey and delicious grilled cheese coming right up!

What You Need to Know about Bed-Wetting

Brought to you by UChicago Medicine and Comer Children's.

Chicago’s Preschool Application Is Open

Brought to you by Chicago Early Learning.

Downtown Chicago Family Guide

Feel like a tourist!