Plumwise offers filtered referrals and recs 
Six months after its launch, it seems Plumwise may finally be catching on. With roughly 300 members, the community referral site is run by two local moms who aim to provide a short list of the best providers and service…
The Lincoln Park Zoo hosts mom-and-tot yoga
Mom-and-me yoga classes are available all over this town, but we’re especially psyched to do some downward facing dogs with two gorilla toddlers (and their moms) at the Lincoln Park Zoo’s new yoga series. Starting in Ap…
Mommy Nearest helps moms find whatever they need
Our mom friends in New York have said good things about Mommy Nearest, so we’re looking forward to trying the local resource app here. Supplying ideas for family friendly activities, services, shops, and restaurants, Mo…
The Snow Much Fun exhibit opens at CCM
Despite festive intentions, bundled outings to the ice skating rink don't always end well. We're thinking a trip to the Snow Much Fun exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum sounds like a much better idea. Through Janu…
Kid’s Island offers good times for kids and relaxation for parents
Now that it's too effing cold for the park we could use a great indoor idea. So the timing is perfect for the opening of Kid’s Island, an awesome new indoor play spot in Lincoln Park. The huge space includes … Continued…
Petit Organics launches in Chicago
We give major props to moms who make their own baby food. But for the rest of us, it's very exciting that Petit Organics has just opened in Chicago. The homemade (and totally organic) baby food delivery service is run ……
A worthy download for tots
--Photo by JellyBean Pictures Convincing a toddler to eat vegetables is kinda like trying to convince a new mom to wear a bikini. That’s why we’ve downloaded Percival Perkins: The Particular and Picky Eater. Created by …
Frog and Toad captivate little audiences
Taking a toddler to a live show can be tricky, but chances are they’ll get into A Year With Frog and Toad, at the Chicago Children’s Theatre. The 70-minute production reels 'em in with quirky costumes, catchy musical nu…
If you’re in a dinner funk (and who isn’t), try something different. One idea? The new weeknight Family Table sessions at the Kids Table. Ninety-minute classes guide parents and their wee ones (ages 2 and up) through co…
The Lincoln Park Zoo shows off its new baby rhino
Sahar the African lion may be the Lincoln Park Zoo’s main attraction, but we can't wait to meet King. The endangered Eastern Black baby rhino was born about a month ago, on August 26, but now's the time to bring … Conti…