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The Best Local Ice Cream Shops

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! There is something so sweet and wonderful about a family trip for ice cream in the summer! My family loves visiting our local, family-owned shops for sweet, creamy treats. Thank you to our readers for your Facebook and Instagram recommendations! There are so many on this list that we have…



Nature Cat: Backyard & Beyond at Kohl Children’s Museum

Nature Cat, the award-winning PBS series, has a new exhibit at the Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview. This immersive exhibit, Nature Cat: Backyard & Beyond, encourages children to have an adventure and learn about nature, starting in their own backyard. Each area of the exhibit teaches children to explore nature using all five of their senses. Head to the Kohl…



Meet Katy Lynch, Co-Founder of Codeverse

We have so many unique locations in Chicagoland to learn, play, and experience! Codeverse is one of those places. I enjoyed talking with Katy Lynch when it first came to Naperville. Her and her husband live in the city (River West) and founded Codeverse together. They have a passion for making cutting-edge technology available to our kids, ages 6-13 years…




Road Trip: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, An Outdoor Lover’s Dream

Sheboygan, Wisconsin (tagged as “the Malibu of the Midwest”), is located only 2.5 hours from the Chicagoland area on Lake Michigan. Sheboygan is chock-full of outdoor activities including surfing, paddle boarding, sailing, jet-skiing, fishing, biking, hiking, golfing, and more! As a family with younger children, our adventures included a water park, pool, beach, children’s museum, and storybook gardens. Last but…


How to Talk to your Kids about Money

Kidlist welcomes Jason Dobrzynski, CFP®, RLP®, CMFC® of Corsalus Group as a guest contributor to give us tips on how we can talk to our kids about money. You will find some great games, activities, and books to make it easy and fun to raise our kids to be financially aware! Jason is a local resident, intelligent financial advisor, father…


The Huge Guide to Summer Fun in the Suburbs

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…


Birthday Party Giveaway from Bounce Around

Not only is Bounce Around tons of fun- the owner has a kind heart, which makes supporting her business such a pleasure. And we have exciting news… Bounce Around is offering to give away a free birthday party to a family in need! In an effort to help families, they are asking you to nominate a family that you think…