When baby makes three (or four or five), Mom and Dad have a lot to manage. It’s okay to ask for help and support, and have a little fun every now and then. We found essential services to make life with a little one easier. Flip through our album to see which people and places every new parent in Chicago should know about (and bookmark … and have on speed dial!).

For a Beauty Pick-Me-Up: TheStylisted

Hair and makeup at home is not just for celeb moms anymore. If you need a quick pick-me-up, or have somewhere special to be, call TheStylisted. Using a vetted network of hair and makeup professionals, this service sends pros to your home. This makes pampering easier than ever — especially if there isn’t a sitter available!

For more info, go to TheStylisted.com.

What parent-friendly service could you not live without? Let us know in the Comments!

— Maria Chambers & Anli Chen