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Sensory-Friendly Events: Movies, Shows, Play Times, and More

Sensory-friendly events make it easier to get in on the fun for kids with autism or who have other special needs. What do these events look like? At a movie or play, the sound is softer, the lights stay on, and the audience can move around and chat. Other venues host sensory-friendly play hours without background music and other distractions. Check out our full list,…

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Chicago Area Children’s Museums

The winter months are a perfect time for discovery and learning indoors at one of the many Chicago area children’s museums. We’ve put together a list of the offerings in the city and suburbs including best features, unique exhibit information, and our age recommendations. Some are ideal to spend a day, while others are suited to a shorter afternoon visit. Either…


Ways to Have Fun and Exercise With Your Kids

Now that we are a few week into the new year, those resolutions to be healthy and physically fit may seem daunting. There are many ways to keep (or set) health goals with your kids in tow as long as you are willing to participate rather than sit on the sidelines. Here are some great ways to keep active and…


Daddy Daughter Dances and Other Valentine’s Events

The daddy daughter dances and other Valentine’s events go through March and then the mother son events usually start in April, so those will be announced in the coming months. Most of the daddy daughter dances have registration deadlines, so I suggest checking all the events that you might be interested in! Keep scrolling down to see the complete list of Valentine’s…