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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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5 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies To Watch This October

Don’t leave the kids out of all your Halloween fun. Here are five fun Halloween flicks that the whole family can enjoy together.

10/03/2014

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Let your kids plot world domination this Halloween with these classic villain costumes.

10/03/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Chicago

Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.

10/03/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids

Candice Blansett-Cummins is founder of the the Wishcraft Workshop, Wishcraft Works, Web Candy in Chicago and writer of the Grow Artists blog. Candice presents five quick, affordable, totally adorable back-to-school crafts from the crafty at Wishcraft Workshop.

09/26/2014

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

09/23/2014

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Best CrossFit Gyms In Chicago

CrossFit is an outstanding method to obtain a whole body workout. There are CrossFit gyms steadily opening up in all areas of the Windy City, but here you will find the best CrossFit gyms in Chicago.

09/19/2014

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Chicago

Whether your child wants to play soccer, basketball or dodgeball, there’s a fall sports league in Chicago for him or her. Check out the following list of the best fall sports leagues for kids in the Chicago area.

09/12/2014

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Best Places For Baby Clothes In Chicago

Baby apparel is just one of the many perks in becoming a new parent. Chicago children’s boutiques put a unique twist on baby apparel, whether you’re looking for a specialty item or an all-natural piece made from organic sources.

09/05/2014

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Best Batting Cages In Chicago

Who says batting practice needs to happen on the baseball diamond? With these five batting cages in the Chicago area, you can practice at your own pace.

08/29/2014

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Best Labor Day Events In Chicago

Labor Day in Chicago is filled with events for adults and children alike. Check out the many activities offered in the Chicago area, and make the most out of the holiday this year.

08/22/2014

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Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Chicago

End summer on the right note with these fun-filled activities in the Chicago area. Grab your family and friends for a fun-filled last hurrah for summer.

08/15/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Best Pet Groomers In Chicago

If you’re looking to try out a new spot or just looking around at the differing grooming services offered, check out some of these pet salons that can make a real difference in the look and feel of your pet.

08/08/2014

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Best Petting Zoos In The Chicago Area

Visiting a petting zoo can be a great way to let the kids interact with animals, and get away from the hustle and bustle of city living.

08/01/2014

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Best Places For Families To Watch The Game In Chicago

While watching the big game at home can definitely have its advantages, going out as a family to watch the game on multiple television screens can help to hype up the event. Bring the kids to your next game-day celebration and skip the babysitter fee for a change.

07/25/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.

07/21/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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