Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network
Laila is the creator of Only Laila, a site dedicated to sharing simple solutions for single and working moms. Laila uses her site - recently named by Red Tricycle as one of the Top Chicago Mom Blogs - to share her own experiences as a single mom as well as lifestyle tips for working parents. She lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her son and his Legos.
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Chicago mom: There's value in our kids learning about different religions
December 6, 2013
Laila wants her son to grow up with a certain respect and understanding of different religions. She shares tips on how other families can approach interfaith dialogue.
Chicago mom asks: What's in a name?
November 7, 2013
Did you factor in how society would perceive your child's name before you chose it?
Overscheduled kids: A Chicago mom wonders how much is too much
October 24, 2013
Do we sign our kids up for multiple activities for their benefit, or so we can have bragging rights?
Chicago mom: Single parents need a tribe for support
October 10, 2013
Being a single parent isn't always easy. Having a trusted support system is not only making Laila a better mom, it's also making her a better person.
Chicago mom: My son's perfectionism causes him frustration
October 3, 2013
How can you help your children overcome unrealistic expectations of themselves and learn that no one is perfect? Chicago mom Laila is trying to figure that out.