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The 5 Best Indoor Mini Golf Courses Around Chicago

Find out where to take the whole family miniature golfing year-round. We can’t deny that mini golf is a classic summer tradition, but sometimes the weather just won’t allow for it. If your family is determined to get a hole-in-one, these all-season, indoor miniature golf courses in the Chicagoland area... more

10 Chinese New Year Recipes, Crafts and Activities for Kids

The winter holiday of Chinese New Year can be a great time to celebrate your heritage or learn about a new one. Here are recipes, crafts and activities that parents, nannies and babysitters can do with kids to celebrate this special holiday. Fish Possibly the most frightening thing on the... more

The 5 Best Indoor Mini Golf Courses Near Boston

These fun-filled courses provide the perfect activity for hot days and rainy evenings.  Mini golf is a classic childhood activity. Long before little ones can tee off on the big green, families can enjoy a day of fun putting around a mini golf course. But in Boston, mini golf... more

8 Fun Snow Day Activities for Kids

Each winter, the same scenario plays out: Parents go to bed with their driveways clear only to wake up the next morning to find it completely covered in snow and ice. Mother Nature's great surprise! Then comes the announcement school has been canceled, leaving mom and dad struggling to... more

A Holiday Bonus Guide for Your Caregivers

Even in a down economy, it's important to tip your family caretakers. Here's a guide on how much to give. When it comes to showing the love to those who love your kids, your pets, or your aging parents, don't be a Scrooge. Even in a challenging... more

6 Winter Olympic Games for Kids

Help kids learn about the Winter Olympics with these fun games. The upcoming weeks will be filled with competition, excitement and suspense for anyone following the Winter Olympics. Instead of sitting in front of the TV for two weeks, get the kids involved in this global event by holding your... more

41 Easy DIY Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

Celebrate February 14th with these simple kid-friendly craft ideas.The holiday season passed by much too quickly and now you find yourself left with cold weather and restless children. Luckily, Valentine's Day is almost here -- which means plenty of amazing crafts and recipes that are sure to keep kids... more


Do You Give Your Nanny a Holiday Bonus?

A Christmas bonus for a nanny? Yes! Learn why your nanny should get a year-end bonus and what the average bonus is in each state. Your nanny cares for your kids and keeps your life running smoothly all year long. Come December, it's important to say thank you for... more