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!

Farm Stays and Other Unique Family-Friendly Airbnbs in Illinois
Farm stays, yurt villages, treehouses, and more . . . these whole-house Airbnb rentals make for an amazing change of scenery!

2020 Trick-or-Treat Hours for Halloween in Chicago’s West Suburbs
We've rounded up a list of the 2020 trick-or-treat hours in the west and far west suburbs. Don't forget your mask!

Kids Eat Free and Other Scary Good Deals for Halloween 2020
All the places where kids eat free for Halloween 2020, plus other freebies to help celebrate the spooky season.

November 2020 Family-Friendly Events
We're grateful for a full calendar this November! This list has us celebrating the upcoming holiday season with plenty of family-friendly events.

Score Birthday Freebies Galore for Your Whole Family
Free meals, sweet treats, and other birthday perks await — but you've got to plan ahead! Find out which spots offer the best freebies.

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.