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Building Your Little Reader’s Library, Part 4: the Different Abilities Edition

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Some of the greatest gifts we can give children are awareness and empathy. And reading, of course! This edition of additions to your Little Reader’s Library will help give all of those gifts!  All families, neighborhoods, daycares, classrooms, and social groups are diverse mixes of personalities, backgrounds, ethnicities, and abilities. Every person has things in

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Celebrate the New Year with Some Fun in the Snow!

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Happy New Year! 2018 was a busy year and the holiday season is always a little crazy for everyone. Did you and your family get to make your own Frosty the Snowman?  Now that we’re heading into the new calendar year, Spring and warm weather will be around the corner before you know it! Grab

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Fun Ways to Celebrate December in Chicago with the Kids

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Happy December, winter is on its way! Here are a few great family-friendly things to take the kids to enjoy in Chicago this month. 1. Take the kids to their first Chicago Blackhawks Game What better way to celebrate winter and cold with your little budding sports fan than with ice and rubber and steel!

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How to Help Make Halloween Something Everyone Can Enjoy, Part 2

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Trick or Treat! It’s almost Halloween, the big day for trick-or-treating and for all the cutest little costumed ones to go out for the traditional neighborhood door-to-door parade! We covered previously how being mindful of allergies is a big way your family can help watch out for the children that others may not think about

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Family-Friendly Movies to Watch with Your Kids

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While we believe in limiting screen time for little ones, watching a good movie with a parent actively involved can be a beloved childhood memory for many children. If you’re in the mood for watching a great kid-friendly flick but need some ideas for what to watch, look no further! Here are some films to

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Cheap and Easy Ideas for Enjoying Summer in Chicago with the Kids

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One of the very best parts of summertime is the chance to be outside and enjoy the beautiful sunshine and gentle warm air. There’s lots of fun stuff to do with kids in and around Chicago year-round, from shows to restaurants to amusement parks and world-class aquariums and museums. But you don’t always have to

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Building Your Little Reader’s Library, Part 3: the Learning Edition

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The learning never stops when you’re a young child and budding reader, and long summer days mean lots of opportunities to do something fun like head to the park and sit in the shade, sip some lemonade, and read a book together. Or maybe you’ll have the chance to cozy up in the back seat

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Fun Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Chicago with the Kids

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Can you believe it? July is already here! Many a firework-loving kid’s favorite holiday is just around the corner and we know you’re looking for some great ways to celebrate the 4th of July in Chicago with your kids this year!  Here are a few ideas for your family’s 4th of July this year:  1.

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4 Fun Family Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in Chicago This Year

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Father’s Day is this weekend and we always love an excuse to celebrate the wonderful parental figures and caregivers who give their very best to helping raise wonderful little ones!  Here are some fun family ideas for celebrating Dad for Father’s Day in Chicago this year:  1. Go for a professional mini photo shoot with

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Chicago-Area Family Adventures to Have This June

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Summer’s here and that means plenty of family adventure time! If you’re looking for things to do with the kids, you’re in luck because there are lots of fun things to do in and around the Chicago area this June! Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Birds of Paradise Peggy Notebaert

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