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13 Things to Do with Kids on Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th! Reverse your bad-luck with some seriously sweet ways to spend this superstitious day.

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Don’t Miss the Museum of Illusions & Upside Down House

The Museum of Illusions just got a major makeover!

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Floating Through Yosemite with a 4-Year-Old

All in all, it’s very little heavy-lifting and just some serious chilling.

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It’s Time to Get Real About Homemade Holiday Gifts

Nine years ago, the vexatious tradition began. In the spirit of the season—both Christmas and Hannukah for this mixed family—the adults in our family agreed to give each other only homemade holiday gifts. Kids were excluded, which allowed Grammy and…

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Take Your Little Ninja Warriors to Glowzone for Thrills!

Kids can try their luck at this indoor, glow-in-the-dark obstacle course complete with a skyscraper walk, bumper cars, a laser maze and more!

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September Must-Do: Morningside Lights

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

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20 Reasons to Be Thankful You’re a Chicago Parent

We Chicago parents are a proud and mighty bunch. What can you be grateful for? Read on and find out!

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See Seattle from a Different Angle at the Remodeled Smith Tower

At over 100 years old and 42 stories tall, a visit to the newly renovated Smith Tower is more than just a cool way to check out the city, it’s a historic adventure.

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Just Opened: ‘Dynamic H2O’ at Children’s Museum of Manhattan

A new wet & wild exhibit will keep kids cool — and teach them a thing or two about a precious resource!

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8 Clever Ideas for Plastic Cup Play

You thought they were just for drinking. Well think again. Then pull out the sleeve of plastic and your cups will be overflowing with fun.

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A Ginormous LEGO Convention Is Coming to Town! Here’s the Scoop.

Ever imagine you’d see 30 million LEGOs in one room? It’s true. Find out all about Brickworld here.

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Crazy About Crafts: 4 Under-the-Radar Art Workshops

When it comes to art workshops at the city’s top museums, you and the kids have done it all. You’ve watercolored at the Whitney, made mosaics at the Met, glazed at the Guggenheim and muraled at MoMA. These monthly –…

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