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…

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…

Winter Activities For Kids in Chicago

Although it doesn’t feel like it today (Hello Indian Summer!), but winter is on the way and I’m already planning ahead for activities for my little tyke and wanted to share them with you. 1. Indoor Swimming:  Galter Life Center: Aquababies is an amazing program in Budlong Woods @ Foster & Francisco.  http://galterlifecenter.org/events-classes/aquababies I searched…

Fall With Kids in the City

Fall is around the corner and with that I need activities to keep my toddler from getting cabin fever.  I am one to always look for bargains and deals in order to stretch my dollar as far as it can go. First, your local Chicago Park district has many activities from early childhood and up.…