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Welcome to the Kid-Friendly Western Suburbs!

If you are new to the western suburbs, new to being a parent, or looking to welcome new neighbors, this list will come in handy. You’ll find ways to meet other parents, local places for indoor and outdoor fun with your family, resources for birthday parties, family photographers, preschools, daycares, where to eat, and more. Welcome to the western suburbs! Want to know…

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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids of All Ages

We’ve scoped out all the new toys and games this season and chose our favorites. My main focus was, “Would I buy this for my kids? Do I want this in my house?” and the answer is yes for all of the following gift ideas, not to mention that kids also think they are awesome. The retail prices are listed, but…


The Gigantic Guide for Holiday Fun

Christmas tree farms, where to see Santa, holiday events, special activities to do with your family, volunteering opportunities, toy drives, ice skating, indoor play, live nativities, gift guides, and more. All of the local holiday fun in one place!   The Gigantic Guide for Holiday Fun   Christmas Trees: Local Cut Your Own and Precut Options A comprehensive list of…


Free Photos with Santa

Bass Pro seems like the go-to place for free photos with Santa, but did you know that there are tons of opportunities to take free pictures with the big man this holiday season? Many of which don’t have huge lines, which is a nice perk. So enjoy some activities and treats with your family while you visit with Santa Claus…