Laura Amann


Laura Amann is a freelance writer living in Elmhurst. She grew up in the Chicago suburbs but moved away and worked for ten years in the publishing industry. She returned here after the birth of her first child and considers the Chicagoland area the best place to raise a family. She and her husband have four children, two dogs, one hamster, one gecko, two fish and a wacky water frog named Skipper.

Past articles

Raspberries and spit bubbles aren't just drooly fun - they're good for developing babies

Your baby looks at you, sticks out her tongue and makes a gentle razzing sound. It’s almost impossible not to smile and make a raspberry back at her. Just try. This universal parenting moment is packed with developmental possibilities.  Read...

Kids Eat Chicago

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