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Disney Frozen Hairstyles

Disney Frozen Hairstyles: Inspired by Anna and Elsa and Disney Princess Hairstyles: 40 Amazing Princess Hairstyles with Step by Step Images     Do you need some new ideas for styling your daughter’s long hair? This new book published by Edda USA is just for you. There are step-by-step illustrations on creating a... Read More

EZ Leaps Shoe Tying Tool

EZLeaps shoe tying tool Are your kids learning to tie their shoes? Here’s a simple but helpful tool created by a local Mompreneur. Eileen Soan, a first grade teacher in Plainfield and Downers Grove, got frustrated always having to tie her students shoes, so she invented EZLeaps, a credit-card... Read More

Six Ways to Raise and Nurture a Young Entrepreneur

Guest Post By John Hope Bryant   Children are natural-born entrepreneurs. When they’re toddlers, they make homemade mud pies and “sell” them to Mom or Dad. As they get older, they start to understand that adults will pay them small amounts of real money in exchange for goods or... Read More

What to do with Leftover Halloween Candy

After the kids (and you!) have eaten your fill, here are some ideas on what to do with your leftover Halloween candy. Turn it in for the troops. A number of local dentists’ offices are participating in the Halloween Candy Buy Back program. You turn in your candy, the... Read More

Youth Concussions

Did you know that the rate of youth concussions in U.S. high schools has more than doubled over the past seven years, yet many concussions remain undiagnosed. A concussion is a brain injury typically caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. You don’t need to lose... Read More

7 Favorite Pumpkin Patches

Don’t miss our favorite spots around the Chicago area to find your perfect pumpkin, create some fall family memories and munch a few cider donuts while you’re at it. Abbey Farms $1 OFF Coupon Open daily until Oct. 26th, see website for hours 850 Butterfield Road, Aurora, IL 60502 630-966-7775 This non-profit... Read More

Budget Family Day Out in Miami? Let’s Go!

Whether you’re eight or eighty, everyone loves a trip to Miami, especially in winter. But for a family of four or more, The Magic City can seem a little expensive. You can do a family day out in the city on a budget, you just need to go to... Read More

Best Free Halloween Phone Apps

From creepy sounds to zombie faces to smiling pumpkins, these free Halloween apps will help you get into the spirit and liven up your celebrations.   Free Halloween Sounds Pro by Dream Injector Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween unless you scare the bejezus out of someone. Want to scare... Read More

Product Review: Lil’ Holster

You’ve gotta try this fun new household tool. Know how your sponge is always hiding at the bottom a sink full of dirty dishes? The Lil’ Holster is a perfect solution. Just stick this flexible plastic holder to the side of your sink, and viola, your sponge stays right... Read More