My wife and I signed up for a trial of Netflix during the winter storm that shut down most of Chicago for a couple of days back in 2011. We were snowed in, had plenty of food and wanted to try something new. Five years later we’re still using Netflix to pass the time with or without snow on the ground.
Author: Joel Gratcyk (Daddy's Grounded)
We have a little dare devil on our hands. This was never more clear to us than the first time we took Mr. Dude into a fair type atmosphere where he was actually big enough to ride the rides. Standing at just over 36 inches (36.8″ to be exact) Mr. Dude could ride many, but not all of the rides at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest last month.
This year you can celebrate as a family and still have time for a parents-only party with a whole new set of New Year’s Eve countdowns, available today only on Netflix, designed for preschoolers, tweens and everyone in between. You choose when to say goodnight, and the kids choose how to celebrate with their favorite characters.
Visiting the Zoo Lights at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo is one of our annual traditions. We skip it when the winter’s are too cold to be outside at night comfortably for very long. This...
One of the traditions we’ve started as a family is going to see the holiday trees at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago every year. Mr. Dude loved seeing the trees this year.
I spent nine hours in the car on my birthday last month between 3:00 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. due to a family emergency. My father-in-law was in his last hours and my wife needed to be...