31 Healthy Snacks That Kids Will Eat

 Posted by on September 22, 2016
Sep 222016
 
31 Healthy Snacks That Kids Will Eat

Now that school is back in session, my kids are acting like they’ve never eaten before. The school that my 6 and 11-year olds attend allow them to bring one nut-free snack to eat during the day. I try my best to make that mid-day school snack and the snack they eat after school nutrient-dense … Read on »

Weekend Events: September 23-25, 2016

 Posted by on September 21, 2016
Sep 212016
 
Weekend Events: September 23-25, 2016

This Saturday is Smithsonian Museum Day Live. You can go to the website to receive free admission for two people to museums on their list, such as The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Adler Planetarium. This weekend is also full of local fall festivals, art festivals, play times, story times, a fishing derby, and more… … Read on »

Martial Arts Classes for Kids

 Posted by on September 20, 2016
Sep 202016
 
Martial Arts Classes for Kids

Find local martial arts classes for kids on this list, sponsored by Pathway’s Tae Kwon-Do on Geneva Road at Pleasant Hill in Wheaton. Pathway’s Tae Kwon-Do is a not-for-profit, family oriented organization, established by Dr. Jim Langlas in 1996. Reduced cost options are available so everyone can afford to participate. There are no contracts or cancellation fees. … Read on »

Splash Pads Still Open

 Posted by on September 20, 2016
Sep 202016
 
Splash Pads Still Open

The official first day of fall is this Thursday, September 22, 2016 but the temperatures are still reminiscent of summer! Luckily some of the splash pads are staying open so our little ones can cool off and have some fun! Check out this list of local places to splash that are still open this week … Read on »

The Best Caramel Apple Recipe

 Posted by on September 18, 2016
Sep 182016
 
The Best Caramel Apple Recipe

Okay, you could melt Kraft caramels and dip apples in them or buy caramel apples at your local school fundraiser (both are great options), but how about making really homemade, from scratch caramel apples… Mmmmmm. There’s nothing like it. And your kids can get involved by rolling the apples in toppings before they set up! … Read on »

Yoga Classes for Kids

 Posted by on September 15, 2016
Sep 152016
 
Yoga Classes for Kids

Find local yoga classes for kids on this list, sponsored by Stardust Yoga Studio in La Grange! When it comes to our kids, we all want what is best for them. At Stardust Yoga Studio, located within Gemini Gymnastics Academy, our youth and teen yoga classes have your child’s best interest in mind. Students learn different breathing … Read on »

Weekend Events: September 16-18, 2016

 Posted by on September 14, 2016
Sep 142016
 
Weekend Events: September 16-18, 2016

Oaktoberfest is this weekend in Oak Park. Your kids can enjoy a ninja obstacle course, root beer floats, and games and activities sponsored by local organizations and there will be music, microbrew, wine and ethnic food offerings. This weekend also brings art festivals, opportunities to shop at consignment sales and more, festivals, story times, LEGO … Read on »