Best Back to School Gear 2021

With the last year and a half being either all remote or half remote my kids are so excited to go back full time this year for school (with fingers crossed 🤞! Last year the most important item for going back to school was finding a laptop or desk for remote learning, but this year…

Local Chicago Happenings this week and the rest of this summer

There are still a bunch of fun things to do around Chicago this weekend and this coming week! Check out just a few things that are happening around town. Let us know which are your favorites. RETRO ON ROSCOE: Live music and great food all on the cutest street in Roscoe Village 2. TITAN WALLS:…

Family Fun August Bucket List

Can you believe summer is almost over?!?! Time seems to have flown by this summer. Adjusting to the new normal while trying to maintain summer fun for my family made me think I needed to create an end of summer bucket list. I wanted to have activities for my family to do together before school…

Best Sunscreen For Kids This Summer!

With the summer heat still in full effect I am always on the search for the best sunscreen for my family. There are so many options out in stores and online it can be overwhelming to just pick one or two. I narrowed down my favorites I tried this summer with my family to help…

10 Ways to Make Your Home Greener

Between reducing the cost of homeownership and protecting the environment, there are many benefits of keeping your home eco-friendly. Here are 10 ways to embrace a greener lifestyle: Swap Out Appliances ENERGY STAR® products use less energy and meet strict criteria set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy. From air conditioners to refrigerators…

Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Fathers Day!

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Cabin Fever? According to Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, Spring is around the corner…

Even though the famous groundhog didn’t see his shadow this February 2 we still need some fun things to do while we wait out the rest of the winter. I know that on cold days when I’m home with my son {and are tired of playing blocks} we both feel anxious to get outside and…

Let’s Go Sledding!!

Finally, some snow fall that sticks!  Grab the snow pants and head out the door to sled down some of these fun hills for kids of all ages. Horner Park: 4350 W. Montrose Open 9am-10pm Chi Che Wang Park: 1762 W Diversey.  Not an organized hill, but a great spot for little ones.  An added…

DEAL ALERT: 20% Off Playschool Classes!

Super Deal!  Pied Piper Playschool is offering 20% off their classes only for Raising Kids in Chicago Readers!  All you have to do is mention this blog when you are registering your child for a class and you get 20% off, it’s that simple!  Note: discount is only valid for the playschool, not parties. Pied…