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Cubs vs. Sox: How Kid Friendly are the Ballparks?

In honor of peanuts, Cracker Jacks and home run fun, we cover the bases and compare Wrigley Field to U.S. Cellular Field. Get ready to root, root, root.

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Game On! Ponytail Sports Clinics in Deerfield

11 Ideas for Spring Break Drop-In Play

Want to turn spring break into an adventure close to home? We found a bunch of ways to do it — and they require little to no planning.

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Passover Events & Menus for the Whole Family

We’ve pulled together some terrific Passover activities so you and your family can start partying like the Red Sea’s parting all over again.

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Hippity Hop! Best Places to See & Brunch With the Easter Bunny

Put on your bonnet and spring-iest smile and spend time with good ol’ Mr. Cottontail. We dish on great places to take pictures and celebrate in the city and suburbs.

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Watch as Jimmy Kimmel Asks Kids “Do You Know Any Naughty Words?”

Watch as these adorable kids list off all the naughty words they know to Jimmy Kimmel.

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Bellaboo Play Space

The Play Space Worth Driving to Indiana For

Chicago is full of play spaces and children’s museums, so why head all the way to the Hoosier State to find another one? Because it has Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center — and there’s nothing else quite like it.

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Hi-Ya! Martial Arts Classes for Chicago Kids

We kicked around Chicago and the ‘burbs and found martial arts studios that cater to the kindergarten and under set.

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Just Opened: An “Alice in Wonderland” Themed Bakery

Fairytales aren’t just for bedtime stories, at least in the eyes of a new Wicker Park bakery. We help you dive down the rabbit hole and discover all the fun.

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If You're a Cowboy or Cowgirl at Heart ...

One-Day Spring Break Getaways to Plan Now

No plans yet? No problem. We have 6 great escape plans, from horse-and-buggy tours to dude ranch visits.

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Digital Media Academy

8 Unusual (& Really Cool) Summer Camps

Your little adventurer can solve mysteries, build apps, create artistic masterpieces, fly like a superhero and more. Get to know camps that go beyond the norm.

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The New Shop for Cute, Comfy Kids’ Clothes

If you’re a fan of relaxed, quality cotton looks and like to dress your little one in them, too, then get ready to meet your newest shopping addiction: Splendid on Southport Avenue.

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12 Things Every New Chicago Mom Needs to Know

From stroller tours in museums, to play spaces that cater to crawlers, to smart ways to find a sitter, we show you how to navigate motherhood with ease … or at least with your sanity intact.

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Ernest & Celestine (March 1)

Best Movies for Kids Debuting This Spring

Make way for talking dogs, Muppets, and even Godzilla himself. Here are sneak peeks and reviews to find out what’s right for your family.

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Dig In! Create-and-Eat Birthday Parties

First birthdays are all about smashing cake. But as kids get older why not let them make the cake? Here’s where you can do it.

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The Teacher Supply Store Any Parent Can Shop

Psst … want to know a Chicago teacher’s best-kept secret? Find out where to find tons of educational items for your kids, from craft supplies to workbooks.

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