Welcome to Milwaukee With Kids – your ultimate guide to family-friendly fun in Milwaukee!
Here, we blend expert advice and insider secrets with our love for Milwaukee, ensuring your family days are packed with joy and adventure.
We understand the rollercoaster of parenting – tantrums included!
Get to know the team behind Milwaukee With Kids – a group of local parents dedicated to inspiring memorable adventures for your family.
For over a decade, Calie Herbst has been the guiding force behind Milwaukee With Kids. Her unique blend of educational expertise and a keen eye for the best family activities in Milwaukee has made the blog a beloved and indispensable guide for countless families.
Before embarking on her publishing journey, Calie dedicated 10 years to teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools (Go Huskies!), and 7 years to leading youth at Camp Minikani. These roles have profoundly influenced her approach to family-centric content.
Holding a Master of Arts in Teaching from Marquette University and dual B.A.s in Sociology and Spanish, along with a Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Calie’s academic credentials are a testament to her deep understanding and commitment to inclusive, diverse narratives.
A familiar voice in local media, Calie regularly contributes her insights to WISN Channel 12 News, WTMJ Wisconsin Morning News, Fox 6’s Real Milwaukee, and B93.3. She’s become a familiar and trusted voice for parents and families in the area.
You can email Calie at email@example.com.
Liz lives in Menomonee Falls with her husband and three kids. After growing up in the Washington, D.C. area, she moved to Wisconsin after finishing college to be close to family. In addition to finding fun and memorable events as an Editor for Milwaukee With Kids, she is busy helping parents of young children as a parent coach to help build their parenting toolbox, confidence, and overall parenthood enjoyment.
Nicki couldn’t be more excited about being an editor for Milwaukee With Kids! A native Milwaukeean, Nicki and her family love exploring and supporting local businesses and events in and around her home stomping grounds of the Washington Heights neighborhood. She loves frequenting the farmers markets, playgrounds and parks around the city with her husband and two littles. Also a Master Gardener, you can find her volunteering at the State Fair garden or exploring the gardens at the Milwaukee Zoo, the Lakefront and in the various Milwaukee County Parks.