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Shannan Younger

Shannan Younger is a writer and recovering attorney living in the western suburbs of Chicago. Her husband is tad bit more tolerant of her bad jokes than her teen daughter. Raising adolescents isn't easy, but it can be a ton of fun, especially in and around Chicago. She blogs at BetweenUsParents.com and ChicagoNow. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @ShannanYounger.

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General Parenting

Experience a bit of this Americana icon. more

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Nature

Or a fun night out with girlfriends. more

Restaurant Picks

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News

Useful info to help solve the mystery that is being a parent. more

Stuff We Love

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Nature

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Outdoor Fun

Do Europe without the flight. more

Travel

Reconnect with a quick road trip. more

Travel

Brickworld is coming back to Chicago June 16-17. more

Sponsored Content

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Museums

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Indoor Fun

See a film for a dollar? Yes, please! more

Indoor Fun

“Never has a 19-year-old walking backward had so much power over your life.” more

Education & Workshops

“Alone time is when I distance myself from the voice of the world so I can hear my own.” – Oprah Winfrey more

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