Family & Pets

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Best Family-Friendly Activities In Chicago For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

The Chicago area is teeming with family-friendly events to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Check out this list of events happening around the city this year.

03/07/2014

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Best Pet Rescue Shelters In Chicago

Rescuing an animal can be a great way to give a home to a needy pet and add to the love in your family. Chicago rescue shelters offer a safe and comfortable environment for their rescues and provide some great options for prospective pet owners.

02/28/2014

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Best Summer Day Camps In Chicago

From sports to science, the Chicago area offers plenty of day camps that your child is sure to enjoy this summer.

02/21/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Chicago

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about couples. Check out some of the kid-friendly activities in Chicago that won’t make your little one feel left out of the festivities.

02/14/2014

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Chicago

Line up a babysitter and have some fun with your significant other on Valentine’s Day with these five date night ideas in Chicago.

02/07/2014

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Best Doggy Day Care In Chicago

Finding the best doggy day care is important when putting your dog in the care of someone else. Here you will find the best doggy day care in Chicago.

01/31/2014

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Five Kid-Friendly Alternatives To The Super Bowl In Chicago

While the Super Bowl might be much anticipated for some, not everyone is enthusiastic to watch the game. For those with young children or just adults who aren’t much of football fans, make the most of your Super Bowl Sunday with some alternative activities.

01/24/2014

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Best Bars To Watch Super Bowl 2014 In Chicago

Take your pick of these wonderful watering holes that do it up right for the final football game of the season.

01/23/2014

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Best Parent Gathering Places In Chicago

Are you having a hard time meeting other parents? The following five places are great ways to meet other parents in Chicago.

01/17/2014

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Best Day Care In Chicago

Finding the best day care for a child can be challenging, but here you will find five day care programs that parents can feel confident and secure about.

01/10/2014

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Best House Cleaning Services In Chicago

While everyone might consider hiring some sort of cleaning service for their home, many people have doubts on reliability and affordability. However, there are a number of cleaning service companies in Chicago that offer quality cleaning services without breaking the budget.

01/03/2014

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Best Ice Skating In Chicago

Ice skating can be a great way to have fun during winter without having to do the full-on snowman building or tobogganing. Chicago has a number of rinks to choose from, both indoor and outdoor, so you won’t let winter drag you down this year.

12/27/2013

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Best Spots To Find Winter Gear For Pets In Chicago

Keep your dog, cat, fish or snake warm this winter by checking out the selection of cold-weather gear from the following five stores in the Chicago area.

12/20/2013

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Best Places To Go Caroling In Chicago

Caroling seems to have dwindled in the popularity category when it comes to favorite holiday activities. However, it’s never too late to start up a new annual tradition, whether it’s solo or with the family.

12/13/2013

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Best Mall-Free Places To Take Photos With Santa In Chicago

Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you’re looking for a place in the Chicago area to take pictures with Santa Claus, but without heading to the mall, then check out the following list.

12/06/2013

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Best Bad Weather Activities For Kids In Chicago

Whether you’re looking for your child to exert energy or something to help stimulate their minds, the weather doesn’t always have to be a factor in choosing your next outing with the little ones.

11/29/2013

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Best Activities For Kids In Chicago Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to partake in some activities with the kids. Whether it’s the changing weather, unlimited Chicago events or the spirit of the holiday; take advantage of time off from school to enjoy some family fun.

11/22/2013

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Best Christmas Tree Cutting Experiences In The Chicago Area

Check out the different tree farms surrounding the Chicago area to find out which is the best fit for your family this year.

11/15/2013

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Best Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Chicago

Bundle up and head out for some fun this winter break with the following five holiday activities in Chicago.

11/08/2013

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Best Corn Mazes Near Chicago

Corn mazes can be a great way to get the kids outdoors and enjoy the fall season in a number of farms just outside of the Chicago area.

11/01/2013

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