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Illumination at the Morton Arboretum is the ultimate holiday light display

That the display is different than anything else becomes apparent quickly. We loved the ever-changing colors and how intense they were. <br>(Image by Michael Hudson / Handout)
We ventured to the Morton Arboretum to see Illumination, the Arboretum’s first-ever holiday light display. Calling it a light display, though, doesn’t do it justice. It’s a mile-long walk along a paved trail and the path is like an odyssey, featuring amazing interactive light displays along the way. They were unlike anything we had ever... Read more »

Trip to the Morton Arboretum provides parenting lessons

Things don't always go as you hope. And that's okay.<p></p> When thinking about an October trip to the arboretum, I envisioned a ton of trees completely ablaze in fall color. It was not. There was still a whole lot of green, but that made the leaves that had changed that much more amazing. And finding those red, orange and yellow leaves became a fun scavenger hunt.
My husband, tween and I headed to the Morton Arboretum for a fall adventure. I expected to take in fall colors, but what really surprised me was how Mother Nature reminded me of many parenting truths. Often, the most important of life’s lessons, and parenting lessons, are the ones that are often the most obvious... Read more »