Megan Murray Elsener

Past articles

The Chop Shop in Chicago welcomes families

The recently opened The Chop Shop and 1st Ward Events offers the community a butcher shop, lunch spot, a bar to grab a drink or a restaurant for a delicious meal. And it's a welcoming place for families. Read...

 

Crafts for Chicago kids: Silhouette plaques

It only takes a few supplies and a photograph to help your child make a silhouette of themselves. Read...

 

How technology impacts Chicago families

From computers to smartphones, technology is inescapable. But some simple rules can prevent it from interfering with healthy relationships. Read...

 

Ideas to help parents get out of the house with children who have special needs

It takes a different approach to try new activities with children who have special needs. Read...

 

Advice for picking the right overnight summer camp for your kids

Finding the right camp to fit your individual child can take some time and research. Read...

 

How to make floral cupcake bouquets

These easy-to-make flower bouquets require only four simple supplies. Read...

 

Where's the LOVE? Moms come clean on judgment and competition among mothers

It's hard to ignore the competition and unkind judgment from other moms. Read...

 

Deli-diner hybrid in Chicago hits the spot

Eleven City Diner has something for everyone, including healthier options and many gluten-free choices.  Read...

 

Escape to nature without leaving Chicago

When the cold weather sets in for another long Chicago winter, it's time to hit these local hot spots that will make you feel like you're visiting the tropics. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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