Matt Boresi


Matt Boresi is an opera librettist, comedy writer and professor living in the Edgewater neighborhood with his wife ("Professor Foster"), and their 5-year-old daughter, the inimitable Viva.

Matt is co-host of The Paternity Test Comedy Podcast along with his former college roommates, Todd Jay and Dave Engel. Now on "the wrong side of 35" and diagnosed with a chronic case of fatherhood, the trio offer up raucous comedy for grown-ups of all ages and parenting statuses. Subscribe on iTunes, Soundcloud, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

Author Email: [email protected]

Staff title: Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Last year, my daughter was a reluctant reader. more


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Just keep swimming! more



Matt Boresi

A summer weekend perfect for dads more

Outdoor Fun


Matt Boresi

Wallets out! Try saying no to that ice cream truck or sparkly unicorn face painting. more

General Parenting

It's a family affair. more


This isn't the Taste you remember. more

Fairs & Fests

Avoid these at all costs. more

Holiday Fun

Time to get out, move those limbs, and stew in your own perspiration. more


Bugles claim to be No.1. But do Chicago families agree? more


Weekend plans to celebrate Dad. more

Holiday Fun

If you forget these, well ... good luck to you. more

Water Fun

Thou shall have the fiercest summer ever. more

General Parenting

Help yourself to a generous portion of deconstructed sushi and mesmerizing colors and aromas. more

Restaurant Picks

May the 4th be with you and the kids. more

PLAY 1 Comments

Where does the Royal baby land on the list? more


Everyone poops, but we don't have to talk about it. more

Stuff We Love

The family that cosplays together, stays together. more

Arts & Culture

What would this mean for your family? more



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