Spring 2013


Liz DeCarlo

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

Fairs & Fests

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


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

Arts & Culture

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


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

Arts & Culture


Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

Rock out at this hotel, perfect for families thanks to a central location and helpful staff. Read more



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