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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Chicago Parents

Yay, summer! It’s prime time to explore all that Chicago has to offer, from cool temporary exhibits to cheering on dragon boats.

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Super Fun Ways to Spend Time with Dad This Father’s Day

From baseball games with hot dog themes to artsy exhibits, show pops he’s tops with these fun Father’s Day happenings.

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All About Mom! Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Gift of Time

No need to shop when all mom wants is time well spent. From virtual cupcake-making to gorgeous flower shows, we’ve rounded up ideas to show the love this Mother’s Day.

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10+ Ways to Welcome Spring to Chicago

You deserve this. Finally, say “well, hello there” to soft breezes, ripe blooms and warmer temps (fingers crossed) with these family activities that this long-awaited spring season brings.

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Home Sweet Home, Chicago! Keep the Fun Local This Spring Break

Discover new play spaces, check out the latest museum exhibits, meet some wild animals . . . the list goes on. Here’s how to fill your Spring Break days in amazing ways.

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The First Behind-the-Scenes Look at Disney’s Avengers Campus

Red Tricycle donned our hard hats and got one of the first looks at Disney’s newest land.

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23 Halloween Costumes from the ’70s, ’80s, & ’90s That We Miss … Kinda

Which coveted Ben Cooper Halloween costume did you sport as a kid?

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Your Newborn Looks like a Potato: A True Story

“Disclaimer: I love my children with all my heart and I would step in front of a train for them. But looking back, they were not cute newborns. Judge me all you want.”

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Our Favorite Exhibits & Activities Happening Now (or Coming Soon)!

Temporary exhibits that pop up in Chicago make for great boredom busters, so we’re sharing just a few of our favorite experiences running now or coming soon!

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New Marvel United Game Brings Together the Mightiest Heroes and Villians

This game was designed specifically for Kickstarter.

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Toy Story 4

“Toy Story 4” & 28 Others Coming to Disney+ This Month

The wait for Toy Story 4 on Disney+ is almost over.

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Get Marvel & DC Comics Winter Coats & More On Sale Right Now

Your superhero can dress the part with one of these comic-themed coats!

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Ha-Ha Halloween: 11 Games & Pranks for Your Lil’ Tricksters

This year, it’s time to put the “trick” back into trick-or-treat.

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This Toddler’s Reaction to Bruce Banner Hulking Out is Everything

Get ready to giggle as you watch what happens when a two-year-old sees a mild-mannered man transform into this Marvel superhero.

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3 Tips to End Your Dr. Jekyll & Momma Hyde Parenting

Photo: Superfly Mom
Dear Confessional,
I have a secret to tell you, and I haven’t openly admitted it yet, even though you may have been suspecting… I have superpowers. The struggle is real, my friends. For me, it wasn’t until I had…

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This Is Every Show and Movie Coming to Disney+ & There Are A Lot!

Clear your schedule here are all the movies and shows you can watch when Disney+ rolls out.

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These Marvel and Disney Cartoons from the ’80s and ’90s Will Be On Disney+

Relive your childhood on the new Disney streaming platform.

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When You Love to Read but Your Kids Don’t

And after all of that foundational building, I still watched my first-born son struggle. I felt his passion for books slipping from my parenting grasp, little wisps fighting to fade away. And that was terrifying to me. Soul crushing. How could my son not love books?

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14 Clever Cooking Games That Are Sure to Get Kids Eating

Psst! Don’t tell the kids—these fun ideas are also food prep in disguise.

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25 Hot Holiday Toys to Buy at Target Now

From learning toys for little crawlers to exciting new finds for doll lovers, crafty kids and board game fanatics, it’s time to fill your cart with Target’s hottest holiday toys of the season.

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Our Favorite Holidays Gifts from Target This Season

25 amazing toys and games for the whole family.

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There Are 21 New Constellations in the Night Sky to Point Out to Your Kid

You’ll find something new when you look up at the sky tonight.

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Incredible LEGO Creations You Won’t Believe Are Real

Check out the most unbelievable, brick-tastic builds out there—from a 3-D replica of M.C Escher’s famous painting to a life-sized dragon in a lake.

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10 Awesome Disney Store Costumes You Can Get for 20% Off Right Now

You won’t find another deal like this on Disney costumes.

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How to Talk Like a Sailor (without Swearing)

Today is National Maritime Day. Thanks to this guide, your kids will soon be versed in the colorful vernacular of the sailing type: it’s G-rated though, we promise !

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20 Egg Recipes That Are Anything but Boring

Take your go-to scramble to the next level.

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Why I’m Giving Up on Trying to Always Be the “Fun Mom”

I took my kids to the children’s museum the other week. It was one of those dreary December days when it’s bleak outside but mind-numbingly boring inside, and after lunchtime, moms hit that point of We Have to Get Out…

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Funko Just Opened Its First Retail Store & Your Kids Are Going to Love It

More than just a retail store, Funko is a museum of pop culture where you can see immersive worlds inspired by Marvel, DC Comics, Star Wars, Harry Potter and more.

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Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes Is Coming to San Diego

This epic, live-action show features 25 of your kids’ favorite superheroes on a mission to save the universe! Motorcycle stunts, fireworks, a 3D movie screen and dazzling special effects are all part of the fun!

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Plant Power! Raw Food Eateries for the Fam

Cool down with an energizing meal from one of these raw food eateries the kids will love.

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