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Basketball Tournament and Skills Clinic at Oak Brook Park District

Join Oak Brook Park District, Knights Basketball, and Breakaway Basketball for a two-day basketball event! This article is sponsored by Oak Brook Park District. The Oak Brook Park District, Breakaway Basketball and Knights Basketball have joined together to host the Build A Dream 3v3 Basketball Tournament on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Young athletes can take part in this one-day tournament…

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Local Escape Rooms: Are You Up to the Challenge?

The first time I went to an escape room, I was pretty skeptical — I don’t love puzzles and I’m the kind of person who Googles a riddle to find out the answer. But when we emerged an hour later (victorious, might I add), I was buzzing with adrenaline and completely converted. Good escape rooms have a variety of puzzles and…

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Kid-Friendly Nail Salons in the Western Suburbs

With summer in full swing, you’re probably finding yourself spending most days in sandals. If your daughters are anything like mine, they’re obsessed with my nails whenever I come back with a fresh coat of polish. Pamper yourself and your daughter with an afternoon at one of these kid-friendly nail salons. Some salons even have cute, children’s chairs for guests…


Kid-Friendly Nail Salons in the Southwest Suburbs

If your daughter is already sneaking into your makeup bag and trying on your high heels, it might be time to go on a mother/daughter trip to the nail salon. These salons offer children’s services and many even have small child sized pedicure chairs to ease the fear of their first visit. This is a great way to spend some…


The Ultimate Summer Guide

The ultimate summer guide is here! Here are all of our articles on the many summer activities in the western and southwestern suburbs, all in one spot for easy reference. Here, you’ll find anything and everything related to summer fun. Take a look — you just may find something you never knew you needed! Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in…


Willow Pond Park and Splash Pad in Willowbrook

Willow Pond Park and Splash Pad in Willowbrook was all newly renovated this year, completed in June, 2018. It features a playground with soft, rubbery surface and the splash pad with small fountains is perfect for young ones. Bring a lunch or snacks to enjoy in the picnic shelters with plenty of shade and tables. You can even grill there!…


Chicago Dogs Baseball Features Family Sundays

Recently, my family had an opportunity to visit Impact Field in Rosemont for a Chicago Dogs baseball game on “Family Sunday”. While I expected everything to be clean and shiny at Chicago’s newest ballpark during its inaugural season (and it was!), I was pleasantly surprised by what a stress-free and truly family-friendly experience the day turned out to be. Chicago…