• Staycation Recommendation: Windy City Bulls {Giveaway}
  • Update on my book
  • Staycation Recommendation: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament {Giveaway}
  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: Are Your Kids Ready to Watch?
  • Book Cover Reveal

The Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show – website Location: McCormick Place, Lake Shore Drive at 23th Street, Chicago, IL 60616 Days/Hours: Friday, February 11 through Sunday, February 20, 2011 Open 10am – 10pm everyday (with box office closing at 9pm), except Sunday, February 20, when it closes at 8pm. Admission: $11 for adults, $7 for people 62 and […]

Birthday freebies for kids

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Here are some birthday freebies for kids: Baker’s Square – free slice of pie Baskin-Robbins – free scoop & coupon for $3 off an ice cream cake Ben & Jerry’s – free ice cream Betty Crocker – ecard & email coupon for a cake decorating item Blue Bell Boston Market […]

Kohl Children’s Museum

Kohl Children’s Museum – website Location: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026 Phone: 847-832-6600 Hours: Monday 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. June – Aug.) Tues. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday 12 – 5 p.m. Members Only 9 – 9:30 a.m. (Mon. – Sat.) Admission: $8.50 for children […]

Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn

Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn – website Location: 5100 Museum Drive, Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453 The Oak Lawn Metra train station is located on the block next to the museum. Phone: 708-423-6709 Hours: Monday Closed Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 am – 9:30 am (members) 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Thursday evenings (2nd & 4th) 5:00 […]


Welcome to Toddling Around Chicagoland! I’m a stay-at-home mom to two boys, who are currently 1- and 3-years-old. I like to stay active and busy so I try to get out of the house every day with the kids, even if it’s just to the grocery store, and I like to do something really fun […]

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