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March/April 2015 CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Sara Barry Kelly James-Enger Sandra Gordon Meghan Kennihan Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D. Andrea Metcalf EVENTS EDITOR Lara Krupicka PUBLISHER Jim Wolf CO-EDITORS Sue Wolf Jim Wolf ART DIRECTION Tim Devine Cory Ottenwess

Celebrating our 16th year of reaching active familes!

Lucky You: Ten Ways to Find More Good Fortune

seasons 6 out & about


Birthday Party Basics Parties By the Pros


Survive—and Thrive—in Mud Season Springtime Fun On Stage


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Self-Determination at Summer Camp Summer Camp Source Gearing Up for Camp Continuing Education

family wellness

Bye-Bye Back Pain 10 Healthy Foods for Your Skin

fitness first

Improve Your Performance:

ADVERTISING Sue Wolf Laura Zolper

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Top 3 Mental Tips for Your Race Injury Prevention What to wear on race day Common Causes of Foot Pain 2015 Annual Race Guide

great events


dining out


#1 family events calendar Big Times in the Big City

Superb romantic and family places to dine out!

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March/April 2015

Profile for Suburban Family Magazine

Suburban Family ~ March + April 2015  

2015 Annual Race Guide, Summer Camps, Springtime Fun, Chicago Events, Dining Guide

Suburban Family ~ March + April 2015  

2015 Annual Race Guide, Summer Camps, Springtime Fun, Chicago Events, Dining Guide