Caitlin Murray Giles

Contributor

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.

Past articles

How to keep your baby happy

Expert Harvey Karp reveals the best ways to sooth your baby and make them happy. Read...

 

Holiday gift ideas that keep on giving

Give the gift of experiences. Read...

 

Family holiday recipes that span generations

Treasured dishes come with amazing memories. Read...

 

8 holiday sanity savers

Navigating the season's most common challenges. Read...

 

The best products for new Chicago parents

TheBabyGuy—baby gear expert and product info extraordinaire—gives his recommendations for must-have baby gear in Chicago. Read...

 

Back-to-school: 6 tips for no-stress mornings

It is possible! Your day can begin smoothly. Here's what you need to do. Read...

 

8 great reasons not to put the kids to bed

Who needs sleep when there's fun to be had? You won't miss the winks with these great ideas this summer. Besides, you can sleep this winter. Read...

 

The much-anticipated 606 opens Saturday in Chicago

The 606 brings together arts, history, design, trails for bikers, runners, and walkers, event spaces, alternative transportation avenues, and green, open space. Read...

 
 










 
 
 
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