What to Get the Kid Who Has Everything

Stumped on what to get the kid who has everything? Well I have you covered. As fun as it is to pick out adorable dresses and light up toys, the kids don’t need any of those extra things, nor do their parents want to deal with them. What do parents and kids BOTH want? Something […]

Parent’s Guide to Enjoying the Super Bowl

Parenting and the Super Bowl don’t tend to be the greatest combination. I mean, there is really no way your kids will leave you alone long enough to actually know what is going on in the game (or more important, appreciate the hyped up commercials) and they will most likely consume way too many snacks […]

Nature Centers Across Chicagoland

Looking for a way to get your kids engaged in screen free activities?  Then look no further than your local nature center.  There are many outstanding nature centers across Chicagoland where you can get lost in the beauty of the Midwest, no matter the season….and so many are free!  So get out there and get […]

Low Prep Sensory Play Ideas

Messes. Dirt. A tandem of toddler tornadoes reign in our home. But here’s the thing….about a year ago I decided to stop fighting it. All it did was stress me out and make me a crabby mom instead of a fun one. Now we embrace the mess of sensory play fun…colored rice? Shaving cream? Paint? […]