LET'S MAKE THIS SIMPLE.

In 2013, Calie Herbst, a former teacher with three little ones, was frustrated with how much time she spent searching way too many websites to find fun events & activities for families. So she founded Milwaukee With Kids. Her goal was to find the best this city has to offer families and share it with other parents. In one place. 

Today, Calie and her team take the work out of finding fun for kids & families around Milwaukee. They connect active parents and caregivers to the city’s best kid-friendly businesses, activities and events every day via:

  • A Daily Calendar of events organized by region

  • A Weekend Guide of top weekend events

  • A weekly eNewsletter & popular social media channels

  • Annual Summer CampBirthday Guides and other seasonal guides.

  • Partnerships with nearly 100 local businesses and organizations that share our passion for making Milwaukee a great (and fun) place to raise a family. (Learn more about advertising with us!)

OUR VALUES

We run Milwaukee With Kids according to a set of values that we hold dear:

 

  • Integrity: We do what we say, and we're honest.

  • High Standards: We strive for our work to be the very best it can be, we're committed to growth and self-improvement, and we're forward thinking.

  • Resourcefulness: We're nimble, multi-faceted, and we take ownership of our work.

  • Results-Driven: We're intentional and thoughtful with our content and in our partnerships. We want our readers to love what they see, and we want our partners to get the results they seek.

  • Fun: We love our work, and we don't take ourselves too seriously.  (Seriously!)

  • Balance: Our team is made up of women who are balancing careers, families, and their own interests. And we encourage that.

OUR TEAM

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MARICELLA NAYERI

Maricella is a proud Milwaukee native and mother to two boys.  Her personal and professional experience over the years have given her a unique insight into the richness of our community.  It is through this understanding that she hopes to share with others what makes this city so special.  She understands first-hand how difficult it can be to find new and exciting things to do, especially with little ones, so she is excited to be able to highlight local organizations who are working tirelessly to find ways to bring families together.  

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MELISSA DARELIUS

Events Curator - South Suburbs Calendar

Melissa finds joy in discovering interesting activities for families in her area. She grew up in a small town and never thought she would live in a big city, but she loved  life here in Milwaukee and loves sharing its happenings with others!

 

She and her husband live in Greenfield with their two kids. They frequent the public libraries and like to adventure at Wehr Nature Center and the Milwaukee Art Museum. You might see them at State Fair in the summer or Harvest Fair in the fall - they go multiple times every year!

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BRIDGET MCMAHON

Events Curator - West Suburbs Calendar

Bridget McMahon lives in Wauwatosa. She worked in events planning until she made the change to be a stay-at-home mom after her second child.  Bridget and her husband, Drew, have two young children.  During the week, Bridget and her children stay busy at play groups, libraries, the zoo, and the Betty Brinn Musem.  On the weekends she is usually taking the whole family out to a unique event around town.  Her favorite family activities are apple picking, farmer's markets and trick-or-treating.

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WTMJ Wisconsin's Morning News

Listen for our founder, Calie Herbst, every Tuesday morning on WTMJ Wisconsin's Morning News on AM620. 

B93.3 FM

Listen for us on B93.3 FM every Friday afternoon, chatting about the top event for you and your kids over the upcoming weekend.

Wisconsin Public Radio