Paint the Town Blue & Experience Blue Man Group!

“Have you seen Blue Man Group?”, I asked this question of friends recently and everyone said “yes”! How had I, a person who loves the performing arts, never been to Blue Man Group?  When I…

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Get Your Kicks on The 606

Over the last couple of weeks, my family has spent much of our time on The 606 – Chicago’s newest attraction that brings together four neighborhoods across an elevated 2.7 mile trail that was once…

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Summer in Chicago with Kids: Top 15 Experiences for Families

There’s nothing better than Summertime in Chicago? Chicago natives like me wait all year for the warmth of summer and all of the fun that comes along with the long sunny days. Summer weekends are busy…

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An Afternoon Family Adventure in Chicago’s Chinatown Neighborhood

We’ve had the great fortune this school year to meet several new families with adopted children from China. During an after school pickup conversation at our elementary school in the suburbs, a fellow mom mentioned…

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7 Tips for Thriving at Chicago’s New Maggie Daley Park

My friends will tell you that I’m a big play advocate. My family and I check out the playgrounds in every city we visit when we travel. It’s a fun way for our 4-year-old son…

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