6 Summer Camp Picks For 2021

When the weather starts to break I typically start to panic that I have missed all the summer camp sign ups! Especially this year, with covid-19 cases going down and more and more people are getting vaccinated camps are reopening and are in-person. So where to go and what to do? Here is a quick…

Summer Camp 2021?🤞Time to Sign Up!

2021 Summer camp options in Chicago

Making the most of your Chicago Staycation 😎

Spring break is approaching! In years past it was a no-brainer to hop on a plane and head for warmer places. Some of our family’s favorite trips have been to Naples, Florida to visit my parents. We can sit by the pool and relax while the kids are entertained for hours (and tired at the…

Valentine’s Day – Local Love

Fun Valentines day activities for everyone in the family featuring local Chicago shops

My Top 5 Sledding Hills | Chicago

It’s snowing today, finally, and it’s big huge flakes, the sticking kind. Although winter is not my favorite season, if it is going to be winter I prefer to see the snow and have fun outside with the kids. Kids loooove the snow, but most of the time we can’t do much in the winter,…

CPS Schools: Deadline to Opt-back-into In-Person Learning is Extended

The deadline to opt-in (intent) for in-person learning at CPS schools has been extended until December 7th! Having all 3 kids learning from home this year plus a full time job has been challenging to say the least. This year has been definitely interesting and tough for all parents and children that are learning remotely.…

Winter Break Holiday To-Do List

Holiday activities in Chicago 2019

Pre-K: Plan B before Plan A?

If you have applied to the CPS (Chicago Public Schools) free magnet pre-k options, we are all bitting our nails for the lottery results to be released. They have finally posted the dates of when we can expect the results. So we have about 3 weeks to go before we find out if we get…

Fall Festivities around Chicago

It’s fall! It’s the final days of being able to enjoy being outside before Chicago’s winter hits and we’re all stuck inside 24/7. Savor and enjoy this time as much as you can. With every season, I feel like theres traditions every family has. Well, fall is one of my favorites, for many reasons. I…

Hamilton Elementary Walkathon

It’s the 10th annual Hamilton Elementary Walkathon on October 19th @ 1pm to empower students to know they can change their own world! Funding and donations goes directly to initiatives the kids can enjoy. Past funding has gone to new playground equipment, science lab, sport courts, and a multimedia art room. This years goal is…