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Best Family Activities In Chicago To Do Before The Summer Ends

Enjoy the summer weather in Chicago while you still can with these family-friendly activities in and around Chicago.

08/07/2015

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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

What do you look for in a perfect babysitter? We talked to a Chicago area expert to get tips on what to look for.

07/31/2015

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Best Toddler-Friendly Activities In Chicago

Toddler-friendly activities in Chicago are abundant and here you will find some of the best destinations for both toddlers and parents.

07/24/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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Best Public Pools In Chicago

Swimming is a rite of passage during the hot summer days, and the best public pools can be found in Chicago.

07/17/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

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.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

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.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

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.

07/13/2015

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Tips For Choosing The Right University

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.

07/13/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Chicago

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.

07/10/2015

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Best Paintball In Chicago

If you are looking for an exciting paintball experience, give one of these arenas a try.

07/03/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

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.

07/01/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

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.

06/26/2015

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Best Fireworks In Chicago

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.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Guide To Father’s Day In Chicago

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st. Here are some fun gift ideas and ways to celebrate with dad this weekend in the city.

06/19/2015

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Family Guide To Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

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.

06/19/2015

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Best Go Kart Tracks In Chicago

Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.

06/12/2015