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3 Fun Things to Do with the Kids in Chicago this November 

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November is that lovely time when the fall activities and festivities are still going on but things are beginning to give way to that wonderful winter holiday season. There are lots of unique ways to get out and enjoy the changing season with your kids this month – here are 3 fun ways to enjoy

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3 Quick Tips for a Great Kid’s Birthday Party

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Got a kiddo with a birthday coming up? Here are a few quick ideas to help make a toddler or preschooler’s birthday party smoother for you, and more fun for them! Have a couple of parties A birthday is a great time to celebrate your child and the passing of another year in their life,

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Fun Things to Do with the Family in Chicago this October

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October is here – are you ready to mark your calendar with all the fun things you can do with the family this month? There’s plenty going on so grab your marker. Check out some of these fun family-friendly offerings in and around Chicago this October! Usher in October at the Parkway Bank Park Family

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Fall Fun with the Kids

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Hopefully your summer days were full of sun, laughter, family vacations, days on the beach and in the park, and making some really great family memories with your kids. Can you believe it’s already time to start packing up the swimsuits and beach balls to put them away until next summer? Fall is on its

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Building Your Little Reader’s Library, Part 6: International Edition

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This is part 6 of a series to help you find great children’s titles to add to your little reader’s library. You can click the following links to see 5 Books for Building Your Little Reader’s Library, Part 1, Part 2: Summer Edition, Part 3: the Learning Edition, Part 4: the Different Abilities Edition, and

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Tips for Making Family Travel Easier for Everyone

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As summer starts to wind down for the year, your family may be planning to squeak in one last big trip, or be looking to plan the next one. Here are some tips that can help make traveling with kids a little bit (or a lot!) smoother: Fly (or Drive) Red-Eyes What may seem unappealing

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12 Fun Family Events in Chicago This August

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August is an awesome time to enjoy some great family fun in Chicago with the kids!  Here are some of the best family-friendly events in Chicago this August:  1. Go See Some Bears (Football Practice, that is!) August 1-10 Do you have a little football fan, or do you hope to create one? You can

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5 Reasons Going to Summer Camp is Great for Kids!

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Summer is in full swing and thousands of parents have sent their kids into the wilderness, where their little campers are enjoying some wonderful summer days at summer camp. Are you considering whether summer camp is a good idea for your kid?  Here are 5 reasons sending kids to summer camp is a great idea: 

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Great Places to Hit the Beach with the Kids in Chicago!

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Grab the kids, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure – July is here and summer is in full swing! Let’s go hit the beach! Who says just because we’re not on the coast that we can’t enjoy some awesome summer days at the beach? Chicago’s very own Lake Michigan boasts some truly wonderful sandy lakefront

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Milestones: Newborn to 3 Months

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The first year of a baby’s life is an incredible and amazing time of growth and development for a newborn – and its parents! Milestones are fun and useful ways to keep track of an infant’s development in major areas such as Motor Skills, Speech/Language, Vision/ Hearing, and Social/Emotional development. It’s a wonderful experience for

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