Articles by Nicole Majewski

Splash Pads and Spray Parks in the Western Suburbs

The reason this Kidlist Mom loves splash pads is that my little kids are able to be more independent than at a pool. (It’s also a bonus that I don’t have to put on my bathing suit or bring life jackets!) Most splash pads and spray parks are opening Memorial Day weekend, with exceptions noted in the comments under each….

2019 Farmers Markets and French Markets

Lettuce turnip the beet! The season for farmers markets is here. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of all the local fresh fruits and veggies at the height of their seasons. Kids often become adventurous eaters when they are part of the picking, planning, and preparing, too. Head to your local farmer’s market for family fun and music… and…

Review: Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

Want to stay out of the cold this holiday season? Head to Navy Pier! The Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest is a cross between an amusement park and indoor inflatable play place, with various holiday photo opportunities. You will find amusement rides for each age group, many inflatable slides and bounce houses, climbing walls, an indoor ice skating rink, indoor…