Archive for June 2012

Fun, free, family-friendly events coming up at The Red Balloon Co.

Fun, free, family-friendly events coming up at The Red Balloon Co.
The Red Balloon Co. on Damen is one of my go-to spots for gifts and kid’s clothes (I love the initial tees and give them as new baby presents all of the time). This store is what an independent children’s boutique should be. And I am loving their more spacious digs at 1940 N. Damen.... Read more »

Bring on the red, white and blue: getting crafty for the 4th of July

Bring on the red, white and blue: getting crafty for the 4th of July
Craft projects can be real mom-savers during the summer months (when you are tempted to let the kids watch 6 hours of consecutive television because you are just . . . . so tired). Fun craft project to the rescue — for them and you! Here is a really simple 4th of July craft project... Read more »

Celebrate 100 Years of Family Fun at Holstein Park

Celebrate 100 Years of Family Fun at Holstein Park
Have you been to the pool at Holstein Park (2200 N. Oakley Avenue in Chicago)? Participated in Chicago Park District events or activities at Holstein Park? Maybe just even played at the newly revamped Holstein Park? We can answer yes to all three. This place is a great resourse for families. Any friend of Holstein Park can join in the celebration of it's 100 Year Anniversary on June 30, 2012 from 11am to 7pm...
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Get to know the Launchinator this month at the Chicago Children's Museum

Get to know the Launchinator this month at the Chicago Children's Museum
A trip to the Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM) is a guaranteed good time at any time of the year. But if f you’re planning to visit the CCM this June, be sure to bring your lab coat, goggles and plenty of curiosity. This month, CCM unleashed Mad Science!, a month-long tribute to the Mr. Hyde... Read more »