Chicago 2016 Totally Awesome Award Winners


Chicago parents voted for their favorite family-friendly businesses in the
2016 Totally Awesome Awards.

Here are this year’s winners!


A+ Pre-Schools & Day Care Kids’ Work
Amazing Art Classes Easel Art Studio
Awesome Afterschool Programs Mad Science
Awesome Animal Attractions Brookfield Zoo
Beaming Pediatric Dental Offices Little Teeth, Big Smiles
Best Parenting Programs Sweet Pea’s Studio
Bright Classes for Kids with Special Needs Tuesday’s Child
Coolest Summer Camps for Kids JCC Chicago Camps
Easiest Drop-Off Play Spots Take A Break Playcare
Exciting Family Escapes Morton Arboretum
Fabulous Family Eats Beat Kitchen
Flawless Eco-Friendly Cleaning Services Mother B Green
Greatest Birthday Party Spots Sod Room
Greatest Groups for Moms & Dads Baby Wranglers of East Rogers Park
Hippest Baby & Maternity Shops Little Threads
Ideal Indoor Play Spaces Gather
Invigorating Fitness Programs Fit4Mom 
Lively Language Classes Communication Junction
Magical Music Classes Merry Music Makers Inc.
Most Compelling Museums Museum of Science & Industry
Most Delightful Birthday Entertainers Smarty Pants
Most Doting Doulas Doulas of Chicago
Most Helpful Childcare Agencies Lincoln Park Nannies Inc.
Peak Performing-Arts Classes Forevermore Dance & Theatre Arts
Phenomenal Party Supply Stores Card and Party Warehouse
Plushest Children Furniture Shops Twinkle Twinkle Little One
Popular Family Photographers Classic Kids Photography
Sensational Resale Stores Babies, Tots n’ More Consignment
Splashing Swimming Classes Goldfish Swim School
Stellar Sports Classes The Actors Gymnasium
Sweetest Cake Shops Sweet Mandy B’s
Totally Terrific Toy & Book Stores Open Books
Unbelievable Ultrasound Facilities First Peek