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!

The Best Selection of Kids Birthday Party Places, Entertainment, and Rentals
Places to have a kids birthday party, kids entertainment, party rentals... everything you need to plan an easy and fun kids birthday party!

Kids Party Entertainers, Magicians and Traveling Birthday Parties
Party entertainers, magicians, princesses, and more ideas for traveling parties! Add entertainment to a rented venue or a home party!

Ways to Meet Your Fitness Goals (with Kids!) in the Western Suburbs
2019 fitness plans already gone awry? Gyms with childcare, kid-friendly fitness classes, and more can help you make a realistic plan!

Glitter Minis are Back!
Book a special glitter mini session to capture the fun and get info about upcoming spring sessions by Kristin Janiszewski Photography.

The Best of the Suburbs
We want to hear about your favorite indoor play areas, library childrens departments, and free nature centers!

Parent Groups, Mom Groups, and Playgroups in the Southwest Suburbs
We're in this together! Find out where to find groups for parents and caregivers (whether you're looking for playdates or a mom's night out).

The Secret to Making Mom Friends: Parent Groups and Playgroups in the Western Suburbs
Friendships with other parents and caregivers are so important, but it's hard to know where to start! Our list of playgroups makes it easier.

New! KIDS Urgent Care in Wheaton
This new facility has a kid-friendly space theme, friendly staff, and the latest technology. Get an overview of KIDS Urgent Care in Wheaton.

We Need Your Input to Plan 2019 Content!
Help Kidlist create and publish meaningful and helpful information for you and your family! Your feedback is appreciated. Thanks!

Most Popular Content of 2018
Find out what local families like you were most interested in this past year in this top ten list of the most popular content on Kidlist!

Preschool and Daycare Guide for Families in Chicago’s Western Suburbs
Everything in one place: local preschool and daycare options, as well as preschools with extended care. Find education and child care near you!

Skip the Line with Grocery Delivery and Pick-Up Services Near Here
Grocery delivery services are proving to be money well spent for many families. Restock your pantry without setting foot in the store.