Kids

Family-friendly things to do with kids in and around Chicago

Kids

Holiday gift guide for kids

These are our favorite gifts for kids, but be prepared, grown-ups: You may want to snag a few of these for yourselves

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Best holiday kids' events

Kids are on their best behavior from now until Christmas. Take advantage by checking out these hoilday activities

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Santa sightings in Chicago

Head to a bowling alley, a department store or even a bar for Santa sightings this Christmas

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Film

The 20 best Christmas movies for kids

Snuggle up with the family for a movie night that will get everyone in the holiday spirit

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Fun winter activities for kids

It may be cold outside, but that shouldn't stop families from sledding, ice skating and more

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Where to eat with kids

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Restaurants where kids eat free

Don't pay for food that will just end up on the anyway

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Where to find awesome kids' menus

Move over, chicken fingers and hot dogs. These kids' menus would make any adult jealous

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10 burgers your kids will love

The best burgers for the small set

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Kid-friendly brunches

We searched the city—and polled moms—to find brunch spots that pay special attention to your little ones

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Best spots to play

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Best indoor playgrounds

Got cabin fever? Let your kids run wild in these play spaces

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8 great playgrounds

Where to find the best swings, slides, climbing structures and mazes

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Birthday party ideas

Spots that'll please your kid but won't drive you nuts

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Free museum days

What to do with kids during the winter = solved

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Chicago parent survival guide

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25 reasons why Chicago is the best city to raise kids

Don't move to the suburbs until you read this list

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Testing out babysitter services in Chicago

When word-of-mouth recs dry up, many people turn to babysitting services. We test them all

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Day care, nanny or au pair?

How to pick the right childcare option for you and your kdis

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Kid-friendly bars and pubs

Spots to kick back with a beer with your little ones—in between diaper changes and cutting up their food

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5 things to consider when choosing a preschool

Applying for your child's preschool shouldn't be as daunting as applying to college

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