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

The Elephant and The Whale combines shadow puppets, circus life at Chicago Children's Theatre

This story of an unusual friendship will captivate young audiences through a sea journey, circus songs and puppetry.  Read...

 

The best places for new moms to connect in and around Chicago

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. Read...

 

Chicago kids talk about technology

We gathered a panel of 14 Chicago-area kids growing up in the digital age to talk about tech.  Read...

 

Chicago parenting predictions for 2013

We found the best in new parenting trends and innovations that Chicago area families can expect to see in 2013. Read...

 

Tips for catching the CTA Holiday Train this season

Make a plan to ride the holiday train with your family this year. Read...

 

Where to make DIY gifts with kids in Chicago this holiday season

Everybody loves a thoughtful holiday gift. However, often the best gifts aren't the most expensive or biggest items under the tree.  Read...

 

Where to see Reindeer in Chicago

You don’t need to travel all the way to the North Pole to learn about how reindeer really live. Read...

 

Ditch the stroller and wear your baby

How to choose a baby carrier and get out on the town with your babe. Read...

 

Chicago kids speak out on the state of the city

Local kids chime in on everything good, bad and delicious about their hometown. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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