Resources for Your Family

Want to find restaurants where kids eat free? Preschools and daycares near you? Need school lunch ideas? Looking for a resale or consignment sale to buy kids clothes, toys, and equipment? Want to plan the ultimate kids birthday party? We have the answers to these questions and much more in this Resources for Families page!

All of these lists were made by local moms for local parents, grandparents, and caregivers. Are you looking for a family resource not on this list? Comment below and let us know!

If you are looking for activities for kids? Check out our other resources, visit our Outdoor Activities and Indoor Activities pages. We also have Half-Price Ticket offers so you can see a fun performance or receive admission to location attractions at a discount!

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Where Kids Eat Free in Chicago’s West Suburbs
Treat yourself to a meal out with these kids eat free days at family-friendly restaurants in the western suburbs.

October 2020 Family-Friendly Events
October 2020 is sure to be a spooky one! Bring your little ghosts and goblins out to one of these many fun and frightful, family-friendly events.

Updated Guide to the Best Kids Birthday Party Places, Ideas, Entertainment, Decor
Places to have a kids birthday party, kids entertainment, party rentals, balloons, yard signs... everything you need to plan a fun party!

Free Educational Web Series from Corsalus Financial
Corsalus Finanical is offering two free learning opportunities for families this fall to help you have financial awareness and confidence.

The Best Local Activities for Elementary Kids Ages 6–8
These indoor and outdoor activities are perfect for elementary-aged children as they transition into big kid fun!

Get Fresh Produce Straight to Your Front Door From Jepsen Produce
After 20 years of providing fresh produce to restaurants, Jepsen Produce in Burr Ridge is now delivering to local homes!

September 2020 Family-Friendly Events
Get ready for cooler temps, pumpkins everywhere, and lots of family fun. We've got you covered for September family-friendly events.

Local Tutoring Services in the West Suburbs
Check out our list of tutoring services available throughout the suburbs to provide your child with academic enrichment and support.

Local Resources for Remote Learning and Homeschooling
Whether it's something that's always interested you, or a path you've recently decided to explore, here's our roundup of homeschooling resources.

The Sales Are Still On! Fall 2020 Children’s Resales in Chicagoland
Use your extra time at home and clean out those closets! Sign up to consign, or add to your child's wardrobe at these great fall children's resales.

August 2020 Family-Friendly Events
We've got your calendar covered for August. Family-friendly events in the western suburbs are a great way to get final checks on your summer bucket list!

How to Help Protect Your Family: Emergency Savings and a Financial Plan
Learn about two important aspects to financial well-being from local experts, Corsalus Financial in Oak Brook, Illinois.