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How to Help Make Halloween Something Everyone Can Enjoy, Part 1

Halloween is almost here! There’s a lot to celebrate about this time of year – cooling temps, changing colors of leaves, jack o’lanterns, ghosts, goblins and witches, and many kids’ and parents’ favorite part: Halloween parties, getting dressed up, and going trick-or-treating! Of course, Halloween isn’t a completely laidback time

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Fun Things to Do with Kids in Chicago This October

October is here already. Pick out your costumes, grab your pumpkin carving tools, and choose from a wonderful array of fun things to do with the kids in Chicago this October!  From scarecrows to pow wows to apples and music and pets on parade, there’s tons of family-friendly stuff going

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Why Sensory Play is Great for Kids

As a parent, you’re always on the lookout for teachable moments and opportunities for your little ones. One of the best things you can do for your toddler is to introduce a healthy scope of sensory play for him or her early in life. We learn early in school about

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Family-Friendly Movies to Watch with Your Kids

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!

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Chicago-Area Family Adventures to Have This June

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.

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How to Teach Your Child About Memorial Day

For many people, Memorial Day has come to mean parties and barbecues, days at the beach, camping trips, the signal of the start of summer and nearly the end of the school year, and other such fun things. But the real meaning of Memorial Day is a very important one

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