Articles by Annie Tandy

Review: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood at DuPage Children’s Museum

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit is now open and will be at DuPage Children’s Museum until May 12, 2019. This new exhibit brings to life the themes presented in the award-winning PBS Kids television series created by The Fred Rogers Company that follows the adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and his friends. In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit…


Western Suburb Weekend Planner: January 18-20 + MLK Jr. Day

Ninja course, Winterfest, nature events, archery, animal encounters, and more this weekend! If the snow is still around, snow tubing at Mount Hoy is tons of fun. Click here for our updated guide with an overview, tips, and prices. Also, don’t miss Glitter Mini Sessions, offered by Kristin Janiszewski Photography; click here for dates and prices. No school on Monday! You can…


Southwest Suburb Weekend Planner: January 18-20 + MLK Jr. Day

Winter carnival, balloon show, ice skating, LEGO club, and more this weekend! If the snow is still around, snow tubing at Mount Hoy is tons of fun. Click here for our updated guide with an overview, tips, and prices. Also, don’t miss Glitter Mini Sessions, offered by Kristin Janiszewski Photography; click here for dates and prices. No school on Monday! You can…


Glitter Minis are Back!

This post is sponsored by Kristin Janiszewski Photography. Find out how you can book a special glitter mini session and get info about upcoming spring sessions below! Kristin Janiszewski Photography is thrilled to announce her Annual Glitter Mini Sessions!  This year there is a classic black background and they are gorgeous for little girls (and boys)! Amazing to do by themselves, with a cousin, best buddy, whomever!…


New! Tae-Kwon Twistars for Ages 3-6 Years Old

We’re excited to announce that Gemini Gymnastics Academy in La Grange is offering a new class called Tae-Kwon Twistars! This 45 minute co-ed class is for ages 3-6 years. You can choose from Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday at 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm. Registration opens today, January 15, 2019! Head over to their Parent Portal to register. Tae-Kwon Twistars Choose…


Returning Exhibit! Build It at Kohl Children’s Museum

Build It is returning to Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago on February 12, 2019. This popular exhibit includes a larger than life collection of building blocks that allow children to explore their creativity while learning about architecture, science, and storytelling and will be at the museum through June 30, 2019. Your kids will be able to discover, stack, bridge, enclose, make…


Open Houses at Bright Horizons

It’s preschool registration season and there’s no better way to figure out which early education location is perfect for your child than attending an open house! Bright Horizons is offering times in January when you can drop by to explore their classrooms, learn about their curriculum, and meet the teachers. No RSVP necessary! Be sure to check out the full…


The Best of the Suburbs

We love hearing from you and helping everyone by compiling a list of your favorite places to take your kids in the west and southwest suburbs! Let’s focus on three topics this time: the best indoor play areas, the library with the best kids areas, and the best free nature centers. All you have to do is answer the questions…


Tubing at Blackwell Forest Preserve: Mount Hoy

Want an awesome alternative to sledding? Try tubing at Blackwell Forest Preserve (Mount Hoy) in Warrenville. It is so fun that we have gone on both Saturday and Sunday! The tubing hill has two branches and is 800 feet long. It open for rentals and tubing when there are 3 or more inches of snow covering the hill. Age Requirements for Tubing…


School’s Out: Things To Do on MLK Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, January 21, 2019 and we have you covered with ideas to celebrate Dr. King’s achievements, along with things to do to make next Monday a great day all around, especially after just coming off Winter Break! You’ll find MLK-related events and other local fun below. Kid-Friendly Events Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Chicago History…


New! KIDS Urgent Care in Wheaton

KIDS Urgent Care just opened in Wheaton near Danada Square for newborns through 21 year olds! They are having a Grand Opening celebration this Saturday and Sunday, January 12-13, so you and your kids can enjoy a balloon artist, face painting, food, and fun… for free. It’s a great opportunity to check out the facility and meet the staff before…


We Need Your Input to Plan 2019 Content!

We are excited about Kidlist turning eight this January! Do you know what the best thing about working on Kidlist is? You! When you write us, like our posts, and share our content with friends and family it makes this all worth it. Thank you. As we start the new year, your feedback is crucial and we would so appreciate…