Megan Murray Elsener

Past articles

Calling all Chicago girls! Why STEM matters to you

Local experts are working hard to get girls involved with science, technology, engineering and math at a young age. Resources to get started may be as close as your own backyard. Read...

 

What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead

For preschoolers, being ready for school isn't really about the academics. Read...

 

How to create an ocean in a bottle

Use simple items from around the house to create an ocean in a bottle. Read...

 

Make patriotic candles to celebrate the Fourth of July

Salute the stars and stripes with this Fourth of July candle decoration. Read...

 

An easy and quick craft for Father's Day

Still haven't figured out what to get dad? Let the kids make this easy paperweight. Read...

 

Chicago moms dish on the unspoken surprises and realities of childbirth

We all know childbirth is worth every minute of labor and pain--after all, look at the great prize we get when it's over. What moms don't often know are the gritty details of how their body will feel and change during and after childbirth. Read...

 

First trimester genetic screening available with blood test

A new blood test is 99 percent more accurate than most pregnancy genetic test, and is an option that doesn't come with a risk of miscarriage. Read...

 

Homemade lotion bars are perfect gift for Chicago moms

No gift for Mother's Day? There's still time to get to work with the kids and make these sweet lotion bars for mom or grandma. Read...

 

How Chicago moms envision the perfect Mother's Day

Four Chicago moms share what they'd like for Mother's Day--and dads might be surprised at their answers! Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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