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You’re Off! Walks & Runs Perfect for Chicago Families

On your mark! Get set! Go! We laced up our sneaks to bring you this list of the best kid-friendly walks and runs (both virtual & in-person)!

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How to Write a Limerick with Kids

Celebrate the Irish roots of this form of poetry that is super easy for kids to create. All you need is some paper, a pen and our easy tutorial.

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Super Slopes! Where to Go Sledding in Chicago & Beyond

Dust off the sleds and cold-weather gear for a bit of downhill fun in the snow!

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Airbnb FAO Schwarz

FAO Schwarz Lists Iconic NYC Toy Store on Airbnb

It’s the ultimate holiday playdate!

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Oh Snap! Chicago-Fy Your Zoom Background

Spiff up your next Zoom meeting or chat session with these Chicago-themed backgrounds.

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Pepperidge Farm Just Revealed a New Holiday Cookie & You’re Going to Want to Start a Kickline

These cookies will have you marching to the holiday beat, but don’t wait––they won’t be here for long.

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Natalie Portman Is the New Thor & We Can’t Wait

Get ready for a woman to wield the Hammer.

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Every Mama Bear Can Breastfeed Like at Champ at This Stadium

The Chicago Bears just scored a huge touchdown for Mama Bears everywhere.

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7 Shows We’ll Be Binge-Watching on Netflix This Month

Here are the shows you won’t be able to stop watching this month.

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Historical Day Trip for the Whole Fam: Stafford Civil War Park

Reading about our history-rich area in a textbook is one thing. Experiencing it first hand is a totally different, and really cool thing.

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Mom, I’m Really Sorry and Here’s Why

I vowed never to be like my mom, and I really meant it.
She was mean. The true definition of the word: unpleasant, sometimes even unkind.

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Truth is, even into my 20’s, I wasn’t crazy about her.
I…

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Don’t Miss It: The MLS All Star Game is Almost Here!

Chicago Fire is playing host to the 22nd annual MLS All Star Game . . . and you’re invited!

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Happy Birthday, Chicago! Where to Celebrate Around Town

Sweet home Chicago is our kinda town, so let’s help make the Windy City’s 180th birthday extra special with everything from a special museum visit to indulging in sweet treats.

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Calling All Sugar Plums: Easy DIY Nutcracker Craft

Keep the magic of the ballet going in your house with these easy ornaments the kids can make.

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Dinos, Cats & Zebras: Oh My! 6 Wacky Day Trips from the DMV

If you want to spend your Saturday someplace a little out of the ordinary, we’ve rounded up some of the strangest spots just day trip away.

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It’s a British Invasion: Summer Camp with Soccer’s Premier Coaches

Manchester United coaches are invading Chicago and your littles can summer camp with soccer’s best-of-the-best.

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NEW: LEGOLAND® Discovery is Building Upon Their Coolness

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago is tapping into the Windy City pride with impressive additions to their MINILAND Chicago and unveiling an all-new 4D mini sequel to The LEGO Movie.

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French Toast Jenga Is the Only Way to Eat Breakfast

This innovative food game will get the whole family excited for breakfast.

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A Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Have a wanna-be-soldier on your hands? Give kiddo an inside look at what it means to be a Marine at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

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Jokes On Us: 5 Funny Quotes on Parenting

Looking for a few laughs before you tackle that pile of toys? Read our favorite quotes from comedians on parenting.

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Too Sweet: Candy Buy-Backs in Every Borough

Where to unload some of that trick-or-treating haul for cash after the cobwebs have settled.

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Game On: Where to Play Olympic Sports in Chicago

Get your own slice of Sochi in Chicago. Here’s where you can ski, skate and sled like a champion.

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