100+ Places for the Best Kids Birthday Party + Party Entertainment

Looking for kids birthday party places? Need to hire entertainment? We have all the options so you can plan a memorable party. What’s even better is that we have descriptions and contact information so you have everything in one place! Your one-stop-shop for kids party planning. You will find four sections below: kids birthday party places, kid-friendly entertainers (which includes…

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Kids Party Entertainers: Facepainters, Balloonists, Magicians, Characters, and More

Looking for entertainment to enhance your child’s birthday party? We have a great list of kids entertainers, including balloon artists, magicians, characters, face painters, princesses, and parties that come to you! Whether you are having your party at home or want to add entertainment to a venue you have already chosen, you will want to bookmark this handy list. Some…

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Review: How People Make Things at the DuPage Children’s Museum

“Mommy, how do you make that?” Do your children inquire as to why and how things work? The new exhibit at the DuPage Children’s Museum answers those questions curious minds ask. How People Make Things is based on factory tours from the television series Mister Rodgers’ Neighborhood. Kids can explore how every day objects are made, what tools are used,…


Daddy Daughter Dances (and Valentine’s Events) in the West Suburbs

Nothing beats quality one-on-one time with your child, and these Daddy-Daughter dances provide girls with the perfect opportunity for a fun-filled night with the men in their lives. Dads, stepdads, grandpas, uncles, older cousins, or even close family friends can come bust a move on the dance floor. These events include dancing (of course), refreshments, crafts, keepsake photos, flowers, and…


Ways to Connect: Mom Groups and Playgroups

Parenthood is an incredible roller coaster full of ups and downs and twists and turns. One day you’re basking in the magic of one Facebook-worthy moment after another, and the next you’re ready to run for the hills! No matter how experienced or capable we think we are when it comes to parenting, we can all use some support. Parent…


Get Away to These Indoor Water Parks Near Chicago

Are you longing for summer fun during the long, cold winter months of Chicago? Try an indoor water park within driving distance from the Chicago suburbs. During the bitter months of our Chicago winter my family plays at libraries and indoor play places. When we start longing for summer fun, we bust out the bathing suits and head to an…


Giveaway! Family Open Swim Packs

We love the Oak Brook Aquatic Center! Going to the indoor pool is like a vacation with the water slide, whirlpool, indoor splash pad, and pool rock climbing wall. And in the summer you can cool off outdoors too at Splash Island with slides and sprays in their zero-depth pool! An Oak Brook Aquatic Center membership is handy year round….