Category: snow days

Five family holiday must-dos in Chicago

Five family holiday must-dos in Chicago
I always come into December full of energy and optimism that the holiday season is going to be a quiet, peaceful time of family togetherness. By the first weekend in December, it always becomes clear to me that this holiday season is going to be a jam-packed, crazy one just like the year before it. This month gets absolutely nuts. Between family commitments and special holiday school activities, I feel like the December days fly by me. That being said, I do make an effort to make sure that we make the time to hit up some of our favorite Chicago holiday spots. These unique experiences are only here for a couple of weeks so you gotta get on it! Here is my list of absolute must-do local holiday highlights for families (you've still got time to catch all of these fun things before Christmas arrives)...

Snow Days: Love 'em or hate 'em?

As a major snow event approaches our fair city, I’ve noticed that Chicago parents seem to fall into two camps. On the one hand, there are those parents who say “let it snow! let it snow! let it snow!” and embrace the high probability that their school-aged kids will be home from school on Wednesday... Read more »