FAMILY EVENTS CALENDAR
Yes, there is such a thing as a bucket list before you turn one! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.
Meat-free eateries are hidden in plain sight in Lincoln Park, Oak Park and beyond. Introduce your kids to these spots that serve everything from cupcakes to cookies, soups to sandwiches, and all the greens in between.
The second location of the loved romper room has opened on the North Shore — and this time, the opportunities for play are super-sized. (We’re talking a full-on indoor obstacle course!) Get the scoop here.
Come cold or snow, you can get your farmstand fix. Here’s our guide to indoor markets, including favorites like Green City Market and Logan Square Market.
The Fat Tuesday desserts are back! They can be hard to find, so we’ve got you covered with a guide to great bakeries from Oak Park to Bridgeport so you can stock up and go wild.
If Chicago is starting to feel like one big igloo, then it’s time to plan your escape. From a huge indoor treehouse to tropical conservatories, these 10 destinations will save your family’s sanity.
Stand up, sit down and participate in the fun at these three unscripted (and totally hilarious) family shows.
Armed with these classic at-home science experiments, your kiddo will be well on her way to becoming a real mad scientist.
Whether you want a weekend getaway or just a day pass, we’ve got the scoop on where you can swim, slide and play like you’re on vacation.
From gourmet lollipops to gelato to ginormous candy bars, the treats at these sugar-licious spots will keep you coming back for more.
Saturday morning cartoons are one of the greatest things about weekends. But let’s face it: Spongebob Squarepants has got nothing on these great brunches where kids are welcome.
Make a new discovery on a mini road trip! We have the scoop on a lush new nature center, auto museum with superhero appeal, and more.
Kids live large in Lincoln Park. Here are 10 signs that you’re raising a family there.
Check out books and, while you’re at it, the atmosphere. At these top spots, you’ll discover cool reading nooks, maker labs, storybook dollhouses and more.
These fitness spots keep watchful eyes on your tot and also have engaging kids’ rooms with activities and extras. Get moving!