Just about the time a new mom feels as though her mood swings and sleep schedule are more stable than the NASDAQ, and Dad no longer flinches when baby barf ruins yet another polo shirt, it’s time to get the damp little guy or girl some new duds.
Check out the following list of independent stores in Chicago for great gifts for both baby and mom-to-be.
While it may seem like boxes and gift bags with nothing inside would make the perfect Christmas or Hanukkah present for the toddlers in your life (and that thought might have quite a bit of wisdom to it), there are some wonderfully imaginative toys available at small shops throughout the Chicagoland area. Read on to garner gift ideas for your favorite toddler this holiday season.
Bucktown is a hip, urban neighborhood located on the north side of the city. With its trendy boutiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants, it’s a great corner of the city to live in or visit for a day or evening of fun.
One of the nice things about living in a large city like Chicago is you can find pretty much anything you can think of, and a lot of things you’d probably never think of. Here are 10 local sources for all things fun and funky.
Some of the best kids’ clothing stores in Chicago can be found in neighborhood boutiques, where hidden gems abound.