I'm learning that, no matter how much you love home, you need to get away sometimes too. We spent the first two weeks of September in Chicago visiting relatives. Despite being sick for half the trip, and my poor husband was sick pretty much the whole time (and working too!), it was still nice to … Continue reading A Visit to Chicago
On our recent journey to Chicago to help my in-laws in an unfortunate circumstance, we took a couple of days to go out and do something fun. One of our favorite places is the Chicago Botanical Garden. We went last year when we were in Chicago visiting our relatives, and it was nice to go … Continue reading The Chicago Botanical Garden Butterfly Habitat
Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on August 8, 2012. You can view it on the newspaper's website by clicking here. Attention Homeschoolers: You might find useful information for your home education program on this museum's website! Since my family and I made a trip to Chicago to help celebrate my in-laws 50th anniversary, … Continue reading The Museum of Science and Industry
Note: This has surely been the busiest summer of my life, and the column below will let you know one of the reasons why. We are finally home from this unexpected two-week vacation in Chicago, and though we had a lot of fun, we're ready to get back into the swing of things. I have … Continue reading A 50th Anniversary Celebration, Polish Style
Our visit to the Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago.
Our "field trip" to the Brookfield Zoo.
Our field trip to Chicago's Field Museum.
The best field trip yet - visiting grandparents in Greater Chicago.