A family visit to The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

One of the wonderful things about traveling with kids is the opportunity to nurture their little minds and connect them to something bigger than themselves. History. Culture. Perspective. New tastes and smells. It’s incredible to…

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Monkeying Around … All Night Long: Sleepover with the Animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo

My boyfriend, his 7-year-old son and I recently signed up for the Sleepover with the Animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo. While some of us wondered how up-close and personal we would be able to…

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Top 10 Chicago Winter Activities with kids

Yes, winter in Chicago is often very cold.  However, it is still a very fun place to visit with kids.  We live in a North Shore suburb of Chicago and will be taking the train…

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Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago

Top 5 things #nottobemissed for a play date at Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago Discovering an AXOLOTL (Mexican walking fish) Lots of ponds and fountains to throw pennies in Secret passageways and trails Puddles to jump…

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The Chicago Botanic Garden

We are fortunate to live only a few miles away from the Chicago Botanic Garden so we visit often with my 4-year-old son, Harry. It’s a beautiful place to enjoy every season of the year.…

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