Caitlin Murray Giles
When her daughter was born six years ago, Caitlin traded her days as a lawyer in Cook County courtrooms for play dates on the Chicago park scene. Now a full-time mother of three, she writes a monthly kid's crafts and activities column and contributes regular features to Chicago Parent. She also explores the family-friendly side of the Chicago on her blog Wee Windy City. From time to time, you can even catch her chatting about raising kids in the city on local Chicago radio and television stations. Learn more about her writing at her website, caitlingiles.com.
E-mail Caitlin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tips to help new parents stay organized with all of baby's gear
May 20, 2013
Three Chicago-area organizing professionals share their best tips for helping new parents keep everything baby needs in check.
Three generations of Chicago moms share their best baby advice
May 9, 2013
We reached out to three generations of mothers in the same families to hear their best advice for dealing with common parenting dilemmas.
Chicago Children’s Theatre performs with a winner
April 25, 2013
The Elephant and the Whale tells a story adults will appreciate with staging, songs and shadow puppets kids will adore. Check it out before it ends May 26.
Chicago kids speak out on the environment and global warming
April 17, 2013
We spoke to 13 Chicago-area kids about the current state of the environment and how they expect things to go in the future.
The best places to get tacos with kids in Chicago
April 9, 2013
All tacos are not created equal. And not all taco spots are great for kids. Here are our five favorite family-friendly taco joints.
The Elephant and The Whale combines shadow puppets, circus life at Chicago Children's Theatre
April 2, 2013
This story of an unusual friendship will captivate young audiences through a sea journey, circus songs and puppetry.
The best places for new moms to connect in and around Chicago
April 2, 2013
The infant phase can be isolating, but it's when you need the most support. Here are four ways to start your search for a good mom group.
Chicago kids talk about technology
March 8, 2013
We gathered a panel of 14 Chicago-area kids growing up in the digital age to talk about tech.
Chicago parenting predictions for 2013
December 26, 2012
We found the best in new parenting trends and innovations that Chicago area families can expect to see in 2013.
Tips for catching the CTA Holiday Train this season
November 19, 2012
Make a plan to ride the holiday train with your family this year.