Posts in category "Giveaways"

The K. Grace Experience: Flexible and Convenient Babysitting in Chicago -- Part One

The truth is that I don’t actually get out all that much. Most days, I am quite happy to just hang out at home tending to the needs of the little people in my life. But sometimes Mommy needs to get some work done — or have a night out with Daddy — or get... Read more »

Four Days of Giveaways from Little Beans Cafe: A Little Time for Mama

Listen — I like quality playtime with my kiddos as much as the next mama, but I am not afraid to admit that sometimes I need a little break.And by break, I don’t mean a leisurely nap or anything like that. Sometimes I need a break from my kids so that I can attend to... Read more »

Four Days of Little Beans Giveaways: Play, Play All Day!

Have you heard about the hottest new opening in town — at least for the age 6-and-under set? Trust me when I tell you that Little Beans Cafe (an indoor play space and family cafe located near Elston and Webster) is going to be the place to be for Chicago families this winter.Little Beans offers... Read more »

Do you want free tickets to see Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3?

A few days ago, I wrote a post about how excited my kids are to see Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3 when the show comes to town in a few weeks. I wanted to follow up on that post and let you know how you can score free tickets to bring your family... Read more »

Could I interest you in some spectacular free things for your kids?

My partner Sara Fisher and I are giving away all sorts of amazing stuff from Grow Modern Organic Kids on our blogs this week as part of our 4 day awareness campaign (culminating in our event tonight). So I am ridiculously busy getting ready for the big bash, but I wanted to pop in and... Read more »

Want to win a free one-year subscription to Readeo? Read on.

Last weekend, my kids read books face-to-face with their eighteen month-old cousin who lives in Boston. And it all took place on the computer using Readeo. I know, this sounds a bit confusing at first. I felt that same way when I met with Chicago dad Coby Neuenschwander a few months ago and he told... Read more »

Guest Post: Tips on how to keep Chicago kids healthy and active this winter

Today I am pleased to welcome fitness professional, trainer, and physical educator Lanette Wolford as a guest author on Wee Windy City. Lanette is the woman behind KID-FIT in Chicago. She considers herself a “warrior in the battle of obesity.” Lannette received her physical education degree from DePaul University and is nationally certified by the... Read more »

Q&A with Ralph Covert of Ralph's World

To celebrate the release of his new album All Around Ralph’s World, Chicago-based children’s musician Ralph Covert agreed to do a Q&A with Wee Windy City readers. This is so exciting! Kids are wild about this guy. And as I mentioned before, he is the man behind my personal anthem — M.O.M.M.Y. needs C.O.F.F.E.E.! I... Read more »

All Around Ralph's World: CD giveaway and a free concert

Up today . . . more Ralph’s World! The latest Ralph’s World CD, called All Around Ralph’s World, was released yesterday. I had a chance to listen to a few songs off of the new album and I predict that it is going to be another big hit with the kiddie indie music set! I... Read more »

Attention Ralph's World fans: Do you have a question for Ralph?

My kids are big Ralph’s World fans. And truth be told, I really like his music as well. After all, he is the man behind my personal anthem — The Coffee Song (“M.O.M.M.Y. needs C.O.F.F.E.E. . . . “). Ralph’s World has a new album coming out in February called “All Around Ralph’s World” —... Read more »