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Shannan Younger

Shannan Younger is a writer living in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and teen daughter. Originally from Ohio, she received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Notre Dame—Go Irish! Her essays have been published in several anthologies and you can find her work on a wide range of websites, from the Erma Bombeck Humor Writers Workshop to the BBC, as well as on her blog, BetweenUsParents.com.

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Shedd Aquarium

Help little environmentalists celebrate. Read more

General Parenting

The answers aren’t always obvious. Read more

General Parenting

Theme should be fun

Lindsey Mensch, Lili Marie Parties

Hint: Go bold! Read more

General Parenting

The hay-filled figures are synonymous with fall. Read more

, Fairs & Fests

Your older kiddos still celebrate the spooky holiday! Read more

Holiday Fun

Get your hands on some history. Read more

Museums

Say “Aloha!” to paradise. Read more

Travel

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Chicago Zoological Society

These merry-go-rounds guaranteed lots of fun! Read more

PLAY

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Alexa Rogals

Up and away! Read more

Travel

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Chicago Zoological Society

Explore the animal kingdom! Read more

EXPLORE

Do Europe without the flight. Read more

Travel

Get some help raising kids as easy and enjoyable as possible. Read more

Stuff We Love

Looking for a summer road trip? Read more

Travel

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Disney

And one fun option for a moms' night out. Read more

Indoor Fun

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