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Our New Favorite Restaurant: fourteensixteen La Grange

We recently had the pleasure of dining at fourteensixteen in La Grange. I have been meaning to check out this new restaurant in Calendar Court by Anderson’s Bookshop, so when they asked us to come it was an easy “Yes!” It instantly became one of our new favorites… I wanted to share photos, our experience, as well as what they…

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Pete’s Dragon: Movie Review for Parents

Pete’s Dragon begins with Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 5-year-old who is lost in the forest after he escapes after a car rollover. While walking in the woods, he is cornered by several hungry wolves and then rescued by a kind dragon he names Elliot. Pete is discovered when part his forest is being torn down by developers, and rescued by…


Brookfield Zoo is Free For Kids August 8-10, 2016

Brookfield Zoo is offering Kids Free Days, presented by Groupon, on August 8, 9, and 10. So before the kids head back to school, take the family on a staycation adventure to see some amazing animals as well as receive free admission for children ages 11 and under. (Admission for adults and parking fees still apply.) During Kids Free Days…


Fill a Backpack with Kindness: Volunteer with your Child

Bright Horizons in Naperville is gathering backpacks and school supplies to donate to local children. You can join them to create bookmarks and drawings to include with the school supplies. It’s difficult to find opportunities to volunteer with your little ones, so this is a great way to do so! Have fun with your kids while encouraging caring, connection, and compassion for…