A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.
Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Choosing the right college can feel intimidating and overwhelming, but considering these five tips for finding the right university will make the endeavour less stressful.
As the days are heating up and growing longer, you’ll want to keep the little ones entertained this summer – here’s how to do exactly that, and without breaking the bank.
If you are looking for an exciting paintball experience, give one of these arenas a try.
Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.
If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.
Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st. Here are some fun gift ideas and ways to celebrate with dad this weekend in the city.
The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Illinois offers many interesting exhibits and educational experiences; this family friendly facility is a must visit anytime of the year.
Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.
The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.
Skate parks can be great places to try new maneuvers without worrying about pedestrians or cars. Here’s where to go in the Chicago area the next time you want to spend some time on your skateboard or inline skates.
This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.
Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
Playing a game of tennis on the just right court is extremely important for tennis players, here are the best tennis courts in Chicago and surrounding areas.
Make your own one-ingredient dog treat using this recipe from a Chicago expert.
We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.
View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.