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It's the perfect Thanksgiving craft! more

Indoor Fun

Diverse People Friends Hanging Out Drinking Concept -

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Best of the 'Burbs

The park offers fun options for the whole family. more

Outdoor Fun

See why the waterway ranks high among Lake County residents. more


Toddlers need fun places to release some energy, especially during the winter. more

Indoor Fun


Elizabeth Diffin

This firehouse-themed play place is perfect for the little firefighters in your family. more

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Legoland Discovery Center

After putting a new theme to vote in January, Legoland will open its first Star Wars miniland on March 8. more

Chicago Parent Archives

You no longer need to struggle to find safe treats for your kids with allergies. more

Sweet Treats

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

Restaurant Picks

This beats backyard trampolines big time. more

Chicago Parent Archives

Volo Auto Museum's exhibits go well beyond its name. In addition to cars of all shapes and styles dominate, visitors will find Hollywood memorabilia, military history and ample space to run and play. more


Congratulations to our winners: Ann Luban, Bella, Cheryl, Dezi, Julie Horras, Super Mommy and Theresa. more

Chicago Parent Archives

A pair of rare auburn chickens, two of only about 300 in the world, were born at Kohl's Children's Museum last weekend. more

Chicago Parent Archives

A new exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie traces the journey of the monkey’s creators, Margret and H.A. Rey as they fled the Nazis in 1940. more

General Parenting

During a visit for the 2008 summer Olympics, Gertie, 13, of Winnetka, encountered the story of Dr. Ho Feng Shan, who is credited with saving thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. Gertie decided to turn her bat mitzvah into a research project on Ho. more

General Parenting

As part of our ongoing video series, "10 Free things to do with your kids this summer," Chicago Parent headed out to the Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie. more

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