Posts in category "The great outdoors"

Get Going Mama! Chicago's First Ever Strollers in the Front Event

Get Going Mama! Chicago's First Ever Strollers in the Front Event
Join us for Chicago’s first ever Strollers in the Front 5K!¬† I love the premise here: combining fitness with family. What a great way to model healthy living (talk about walking the walk!) Sound like a good fit for your family? Here are the details: Saturday Oct. 27th – Packet Pickup Pre-Party at Little Beans... Read more »

Summer Links

Are you having a good summer so far? Me too. We’ve been doing all sorts of fun activities around town — and then I’ve been busy blogging about it all. I am writing another blog for the months of June and July called School’s Out!. I’ve been posting about family-friendly activities in and around Chicago... Read more »

The new Great Bear Wilderness Exhibit at the Brookfield Zoo is actually pretty . . . great.

I have to confess that the Brookfield Zoo is kind of foreign territory for us city-dwellers. Call me lazy — but I have my reasons. First, there is the drive (and the potential for traffic and traffic-related meltdowns). Then there is the fact that I have to pay for admission for everyone — AND parking.... Read more »
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Family Must-do: The Maple Syrup Festival at the North Park Village Nature Center

One of my very favorite family activities is taking place this weekend — The 28th Annual Maple Syrup Festival at the North Park Village Nature Center. This wonderful FREE family event is a chance to get outside (yes! outside! finally!) and explore while learning about the magic of maple syrup. Visitors can see how the... Read more »