Five Reasons Why All Chicago Families Should Take a Road Trip to Milwaukee

As wonderful as Chicago and its suburbs are, sometimes it’s great to just get away for a bit. But when you have small kids who don’t do well in the car, your options are pretty limited. That’s why I am reminding you that there is a gem of a city located right over the border…Milwaukee! […]

Where Kids Eat Free in Chicagoland

Let’s face it, going out to eat with kids can be an….adventure. So concentrate on keeping them busy, quiet, and eating instead of worrying about the toll your wallet will be taking by frequenting these family friendly restaurants that offer FREE KIDS MEALS across Chicagoland! CITY OF CHICAGO Crosby’s Kitchen, Southport Corridor—Daily from 4:00-6:30 p.m. […]

Restaurants for Special Meals Out with Kids in Chicagoland

Thankfully as a parent there are so many fun things to celebrate with your kids: birthdays, graduations, losing a first tooth, learning how to ride a two wheeler….the list goes on and on. And if you’re like me, I like to have a special meal with my kiddos to commemorate these events. I find that […]

Family Friendly Places to Watch Sports in Chicagoland

It’s about that time when workplace productivity goes out the window and my parenting becomes way more lax and includes more screen time than I would like. Why all these changes in people’s lives nationwide? Because it’s March Madness! And if you love the excitement of college sports, or sports in general, here are some […]

Best Kids’ Menus in Chicagoland

Photo courtesy of Pinstripes. Move over, chicken nuggets and French fries. There are so many more delicious options for kids to enjoy while dining out as a family. From paella to the most delicious brunch spread you have ever seen, here are five of the best kids’ menus in Chicagoland. Gale Street Inn, Chicago This […]

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Chicagoland

Consider this your lucky red envelope of fantastic and free family friendly ways to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Chicagoland. And if your family is like mine and constantly sick during the winter, there are also some fun ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year from the comforts of home. I’m just hoping that […]

Train Lovers in Chicagoland

Chugga chugga choo choo!  It is quite the challenge to find a child who isn’t fascinated by trains of all sizes and kids.  I’m not sure what it is….the noise of the engine, the spiraling tracks….but trains are guaranteed to capture the attention of kids of all ages (and parents, too).  Here are some great […]