Posts in category "Nili Yelin The Storybook Mom"

Free city fun for new moms and their babes

Free city fun for new moms and their babes
This morning I was part of a Bump Club and Beyond panel of "city moms" talking to a packed room of new mamas and their little ones about bringing up baby in Chicago. I was in good company, joining Kelly Aiglon and Lindsay Gladstone of Daily Candy Kids, Samantha Lande from Eater Chicago, Cindy McCarthy of On the Go Chicago, Rebecca Little of Pinwheel and my bestie and business partner Sara Fisher of Self-Made Mom fame.Ā  We talked about everything from family-friendly restaurants to navigating the CTA with a stroller and the best places to buy high-end kid's resale. I spoke a little bit about finding activities that meet my two pieces of criteria. First, I love a free, quality activity when I can find it (if you read Wee Windy City, you already know this about me). In addition, I also love an outing where both mommy and the kids get something out of it. With those two things in mind, I recommended the following urban activities and destinations...

Introducing the Little Beans Storytime Players!

Have you heard of The Storybook Mom (Nili Yelin)? She is a fantastic local storyteller and kids and adults alike adore her entertaining and enthusiastic performances. She performs all over the city (check out her website to find a location hear you), but she has one new offering in particular that I wanted to share... Read more »

Meet the Babysitters of K. Grace Childcare at a free family event

K. Grace Childcare invites you to join them for a FREE, fun-filled family event! On Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m., bring your little ones to Bubbles Academy for a “family play date.” Enjoy crafts, creative activities, yummy snacks and entertainment while you meet and mingle with some of K. Grace’s amazing... Read more »