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Chicago Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

This is a weekend full of all sorts of fun! Come along, let us lead the way!

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The Best Kid-Friendly Things to See & Do in National Harbor

Rent a hydrobike on the Potomac or belt out tunes at a dueling piano restaurant; it’s time to rediscover National Harbor!

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23 Storybook Destinations You Can Actually Visit

Book Lovers’ Day is the perfect time to explore these gorgeous spots.

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9 IKEA Finds Perfect for Summer

We found the newest seasonal stuff from your favorite affordable design store.

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My Spectrum Superhero

“I realized superheroes aren’t just a reality in his world, they are a reality in mine as well. In my world, there lives the strongest, most benevolent superhero of all—his name is Murphy and he’s my son.”

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Last-Minute Ways to Make This Thanksgiving Sweet for Kids (and Us)

“No matter how or with whom you’re celebrating this Thanksgiving, here are some easy, last-minute ways to infuse it with a little extra meaning and connection.”

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3 Tips to Help Master Daylight Savings Disruptions

“Here are our tried and true tips to help make the transition to ‘falling back an hour’ during daylight savings a little smoother.”

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10 Spooktacular Halloween Events We Can’t Wait For

Get the costumes ready for these Halloween-themed night hikes, drive-in movies and more!

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10 Ways to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in DC

It’s time to usher in the year of the rat, a celebration of vitality. Check out these events in the DMV for a rodent-worthy lunar New Year.

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What to Do in the Tri-Valley

Make your way to the Tri-Valley to see what’s up in this part of the East Bay.

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Vietnam with Kids Makes a Unique, Unforgettable Family Vacation

Offer your family a vacation that’s unique, unexpected and utterly unforgettable.

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12 Funny Baby Costumes You’ll Love

Baby’s Halloween costume can be sweeter than candy, but it’s oh-so easy (and tempting) to make them hilarious.

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September Must-Do: Morningside Lights

Don’t miss this crafty, illuminated — and free! — uptown event!

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This Summer’s Hottest New Rides & Attractions

Calling all thrill-seekers! Here’s what’s fresh in our neck of the woods!

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Too Much To Do? Take A Walk With A Child

Kids wander. And after today, I realize Mommy needs to do a little more wandering too. Too often, as parents, we stay on task, focused on our to-do lists that never seem to get done. We end up frustrated when…

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10 Ways Toddlers are Like Little Drunk Adults

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It happened again last night: my two-year-old fell asleep with a gargantuan holiday pinecone slayed across his lap, drool seeping down the side of his face, prostrate across the hardwood floor of the dining room.
“Oh, love,” I…

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Chicago Kids Weekend: Feb. 27-Mar. 1

Go to a Lantern Fest for Chinese New Year, watch Elephant and Piggie, meet Elsa at Cantigny, attend a Purim party and more. It’s all proof that March will be a blast.

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From City Gritty to a Serene Scene: Lan Su Chinese Garden Will Transport You

Step inside the sizable gates of Lan Su Chinese Garden and you’re in a haven of quiet beauty.

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Date Night: June Movie Preview

Just as winter is the season of Oscar hopefuls, the dog days belong to big-budget popcorn fare – star-studded comedies, explosive adventures and comic-book crusaders bent on saving humanity from imminent destruction. This June will be no different, with a…

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