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The Sweetest Places to Host a Baby Shower in Chicago

Get ready to wow everyone. From an art center to a rustic-chic office space (really!), we found venues that mom-to-be and her guests will remember forever.

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The Weight of Perfectionism

“Somewhere in between being suddenly exhausted and overwhelmed with all I ‘should’ be doing, was me—I was pinned between the two emotions so suddenly I couldn’t move. I was angry. Frustrated. And as time passed, the shame settled in.”

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Let Your Kids Choose Their Own Adventure

“Don’t let weekends go to the wayside.”

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Fall In! The Top Museum Shows and Exhibits to Catch This Season

Harry Potter, Warhol and the VU, Vermeers, and more — get your culture with the kids here!

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Today Is Gnome Day

 

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Today Is Gnome Day

They’re watching you.

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Even if your garden is gnome-free, there are plenty of ways to
embrace your inner gnome.

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Want to go gnome spotting from your couch?
Check out one of these…

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Shhh! Discover The Secret of The Garden of Oz

Find out why the Garden of Oz is one of our very favorite hidden treasures and why you need to go check it out.

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In This Style: Join the Mad Tea Party by Lewis Carroll

Since it’s Mad Hatter Day (10/6, get it?) you can take a quick trip to crazy-town and read the following chapter, excerpted from the pages of Lewis Carroll’s original classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Chapter 7: A Mad-Tea Party
There…

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Old as Dirt: Help Celebrate the BBG Children’s Garden’s 100th Birthday

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is celebrating the 100th birthday of the Children’s Garden with special events, classes and exhibits. Here’s how you can join in on the fun.

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A Completely Mad Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

You’re late, you’re late, to a very important date. We’re talking about your invitation to an utterly mad tea party in celebration of Coco’s third birthday. Since Coco loves to dress up like Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Coco’s mom…

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