Author: Jessica

Playground Review: Russ Park

This week we decided to visit Russ Park Playground in Machesney Park. I must admit, we’ve never been here despite living within biking distance! We actually visit Price Park (Silo Ridge) quite often and pass Russ Park on our way there all the time! Our good friends at RockfordBuzz encouraged us to check it out and we were definitely not disappointed. One of the first things you’ll notice is that this playgound is LONG. It has a more linear design compared to other playgrounds we’ve visited. While it is meant for ages 5-12, toddlers could easily utilize the side opposite...

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11 Can’t Miss County Fairs in The Stateline Area 2018

It’s County Fair season! Games, carnival rides, live entertainment, vendors, livestock, and fried food galore. These upcoming events in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are sure to be fun for the whole family. Get out there and enjoy this year’s amazing summer fair season! Dane County Fair July 19-22, 2018 Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI More Info PRICES: Ages Daily Season 5 and under FREE FREE 6-11 $3 $6 12 & Over $8 $20 SPECIALS: Thursday and Friday feature $3 admission before 3:00 p.m. for everyone over 6-years-old! Parking is FREE all-day every day! All past and present military personnel, police...

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5 Rockford Area Pools to Cool Off In This Summer

We all know how hot summer in the midwest can be! Fortunately there is no shortage of ways to help you and the kids stay cool. You can head to one of our many spray pads or check out one of these stateline area pools in Beloit, Belvidere, Rockford, and Rockton! Krueger Pool 1700 Hackett St, Beloit, WI Krueger Pool in Beloit features a large wading pool, splash pad with water guns and if you can pass a deep water test you can enjoy a fun slide and diving board.   HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m. Beloit Tide...

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Ultimate List of Fireworks Shows in Rockford Area 2018

  Can you believe it’s already almost the Fourth of July? This summer has just flown by! The 4th of July lands on a Wednesday this year so you will have lots of opportunities to see an awesome fireworks display between now and then. Many of our local towns and municipalities have scheduled their fireworks display between June 24th – July 7th, 2018. Here is the schedule of upcoming fireworks events in the Northern Illinois: June 24th: Belvidere:  Sunday, June 24th at 9pm at the Boone County Fairgrounds during the Heritage Days Festival.  More info HERE. June 29th: Cary:...

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Co-Sleeping Truths and Myths: Is it Safe?

Co-Sleeping can be a very controversial topic. Many families do it and many doctors disapprove. My Story In 2009 I became the mother of a beautiful baby girl. We spent the first few weeks getting to know each other, figuring out breastfeeding, and I was just learning how to Mom. Things were going as well as one could expect for a first timer. Then out of nowhere, the nightmare began. My sweet little baby became a monster. Well not in the literal sense. But every day, starting in the afternoon and through much of the night,  she was virtually...

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Wisconsin Christmas Carnival of Lights 2018

December 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 18

Pokémon League

December 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 19

Preschool Discovery Time

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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