Resources for Families

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!

All the 2021 Chicago-Area Museum Free Days

While Chicago’s world class museums did an incredible job with remote programming this past year, we’re excited to get back in the doors! These action-packed days are certainly memory makers,…

Our Epic Summer 2021 Bucket List is HERE

Every year, the whole Kidlist team gets excited to put together our annual summer bucket list. This year, we were extra excited for outdoor fun, amazing summer camps, making memories…

2021 Farmers Markets and French Markets

#Shoplocal! Local produce, products, and much more at farmers markets all around the Chicagoland suburbs. Head out with your children to pick out fruits and vegetables that are locally grown…

August 2021 Family-Friendly Events

I’ll admit I always get a little sad when I see August on the calendar, as I know our time for summertime adventures are winding down. I can’t help but…

Family Photographers Who Serve the Western Suburbs

It’s so special to be able to capture memorable moments with you and your kids. I don’t know about you, but our pictures are often missing either me or my husband! That’s definitely one…

April 2021 Family-Friendly Events

We’re not fooling around, April is going to be a fun-filled month! We start the month celebrating all things Easter, but there is so much more to look forward to…
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