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Five family friendly restaurants with cool kids menus in Chicago

Five family friendly restaurants with cool kids menus in Chicago
Dining in at restaurants has changed so much for me since I’ve become a parent. All that used to matter before was whether or not the restaurant has good food, and a solid drink selection. Now, that I’m usually looking for family friendly spots, I’m always curious to see what’s on the kids menu as... Read more »

Bulls Games and family travel.... its the little things in life

Bulls Games and family travel.... its the little things in life
Last night, Go-2-daddy and I attended our first Bulls game together. Despite the fact that we are both Chicago natives, we’d never been to a Bulls game. We had a great time mainly because of the atmosphere. The home team spirit and engagement of the fans is amazing, but what topped it off were the... Read more »

Pumpkins, Parties and Franken Plaza: Chicagoween 2012

Pumpkins, Parties and Franken Plaza: Chicagoween 2012
  The month of October has crept up on us which means that Halloween is right around the corner. I’m excited mainly because this is Go-2-baby’s very first Halloween. We will more than likely do the usual trick or treating in Oak Park with family members, but I also want to take her to a... Read more »
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Chicagoland Kids Reading for Meatheads

Chicagoland Kids Reading for Meatheads
When I was a kid, reading was one of my favorite past times. I remember reading books series like Ramona the Pest, Goosebumps and Fear Street to name a few. I could read an entire book in few hours without any incentive whatsoever. I was a member of RIF (Reading is Fundamental) and the Pizza... Read more »