Kohl introduces a new support group
New moms have a lot to learn. And the Kohl Children’s Museum wants to help. Bring your baby (0-12 months) to their new weekly Baby & Me Time for an hour of tips and support from a maternity ward nurse. … Continued
A new music class comes to town 
Our mom friends in New York rave about Kidville’s Rockin’ Railroad music class, so we’re thrilled to see it’s finally arrived at the Kidville here in Lincoln Park. Each week, a live four-piece band leads kids ages 0 to …
OrgaNums delivers fresh organic baby food
Making your own baby food is splendid and honorable. And time-consuming and messy. We're all for having the stuff delivered—especially when it's made with organic ingredients and free of allergens, fillers, and preserva…
The zoo invites toddlers to get their hands dirty
It takes some effort to connect your toddler with nature when your front yard is a sidewalk and your backyard is an alley. The Lincoln Park Zoo wants to help. Its new Learn, Explore and Play (LEAP) program offers tots ……
A how-to on starting solids
Feeding a baby actual food can be nerve wracking when you're just getting started. Bump Club and Beyond and Whole Foods want to help. On July 24 (at the Lincoln Park Whole Foods location) and July 29 (in Lakeview Halste…
Dancin' Sprouts shows are made for families
Outdoor concerts are way more manageable when the kids can let loose. This month, the Dancin' Sprouts series returns to the Chicago Botanical Gardens with an awesome lineup of perfectly silly tot tunes. Jam with the fam…
Circus Zirkus opens at the CCM
Circus aspirations run strong in the little-kid crowd. For a taste of what it's all about, take ‘em to the new Circus Zirkus exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum. Through July 31, young children can swing on a mini …
Rockin' new music from Little Miss Ann
One secret to a successful (tantrum-free) summer road trip is playing good (non-explicit) sing-along tunes. Perfect timing, then, that Little Miss Ann just launched her fourth album a few weeks ago. The quirky set of te…
The Lincoln Park Zoo shows off its newest arrivals
It could take half a day to spot all the new baby animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo. And we’re fine with that. Start at the antelope and zebra area, where you should be able to catch a glimpse of … Continued
Heritage Littles’ new ride
Balance bikes had us at "easy to learn." And now that the gearless, chainless two-wheelers are here to stay, it's all about who can make the coolest ones. Naturally, we're fans of local maker, Heritage Littles, and were…
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…