I was watching my son play outside. He was hauling a huge log out of the woods to place it across two other logs. He basically made a precarious balance beam. And there he was...at the top of a pretty big hill...testing a balance beam that he built. And I did nothing.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on March 21, 2018 at 7:05am — No Comments
Here's the problem:
When I was young, I was sent outside to play with my friends. We lived in a very safe neighborhood with two parks nearby and there were always other children playing outside.…
Added by Lauren Markman on August 14, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments
The one and only Maggie Daley Park is located in the loop or downtown area of Chicago, IL. It is a FREE public park and is 20 acres! The playground is near the Lake Michigan shoreline so not only are you getting great views of the city, you're also getting amazing views of the lakeshore.
The first thing you see when walking…Continue
Added by Jazelle on August 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Some days, the hardest thing to do is to be in the house with rambunctious kids, yet finding something to do with them proves more difficult. Whether its the price, day, or time that causes the conflict; this can leave a parent hopeless and at the end of their sanity! How about a park? Finding fun at the park is easy to do!
Added by Jazelle on June 30, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
What else is open year round, lets the kids tire themselves out and is totally FREE? Kids get to run wild, make friends and get a feeling of independence. Meanwhile they're oblivious to the fact that we're actually watching their every move. After all, for a semi helicopter mom like me, who used to…Continue
Added by Ronda on June 21, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This might just be our funniest episode yet. Warning--don't watch this one in front of the kids!
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on March 27, 2015 at 4:29pm — No Comments
It is the echoing cry of children throughout the playground:
"Hey, Mom! Watch this!"…
Added by Lauren Markman on December 1, 2014 at 6:24am — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on August 8, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments
Most kids are out for the summer and parents find themselves looking for activities for them to do with their kids. Parents want to keep their kids busy and active during the summer months. As you are finding activities for the kids to do, remember that doing free things can be just as fun and rewarding. I remember when I was growing up my family…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 18, 2013 at 5:17pm — No Comments
Yesterday was gorgeous! Finally I had a day at home with perfect weather. I decided that as soon as Matt came home from school I would take them both to the playground. There are several playgrounds within walking distance of our apartment and the closest one got new equipment that I hadn't seen yet. Eric had taken them on one of those freakishly nice…Continue
Added by Nicole Hughes on May 17, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments
When you see your least favorite things about yourself reflected in your children, it can break your heart.Continue
Added by Stacey Biemiller Maisch on April 2, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments
To celebrate International Women’s Day in style, we asked our favorite stylista, Jenny Moyett of Babbling of a Mommy to wave her magic style wand and create her signature effortlessly stylish, extremely budget- friendly Mommy outfits for every occasion.It's Mommy's time today!
And here is a surprise! Take 50% off the…Continue
Added by Julia Angel on March 8, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments