Megan Murray Elsener
Deli-diner hybrid in Chicago hits the spot
December 12, 2013
Eleven City Diner has something for everyone, including healthier options and many gluten-free choices.
Escape to nature without leaving Chicago
December 10, 2013
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.
Create goofy Thanksgiving turkeys for your next holiday celebration
November 12, 2013
Even young kids can make these easy pompom turkeys for your holiday table.
Multiples: Managing more than one baby
November 6, 2013
Tips from the pros--other parents--on how to manage multiples.
A witch craft for Chicago families
October 18, 2013
Just in time for decorating for Halloween, these wicked witches' broomsticks are fun to make and super sweet on the inside.
How to help your kids with stress
August 6, 2013
From toddlers to little kids to big kids, each age group shows signs of stress differently. It's crucial to know what to look for, what steps to take and how to help your child manage.
Square Roots Fest is a perfect summer festival for Chicago families
June 6, 2013
One of our favorite summer festivals for families hits the streets July 12-14.
Nature discoveries await Chicago families at Habitat Park
June 4, 2013
Habitat Park, an exhibit at Kohl Children's Museum, is a two-acre outdoor park where nature discoveries abound. Access the great outdoor adventure where kids are encouraged to explore everything from a sensory garden to an interactive sculpture trail to prairie grass mazes.
Advice from Chicago experts on throwing baby's first birthday party
May 16, 2013
Advice on the best parties, presents and more from Chicago tastemakers (and moms!)
Where to get a sweet treat in Chicago's West Town neighborhood
April 15, 2013
When your sweet tooth is craving to be satisfied, venture to the West Town area to try a variety of unusual but delicious treats.