Megan Murray Elsener
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.
Easy, pre-made dinner ideas for new moms
March 27, 2013
Instead of tolling away in the kitchen, try one of these easy pre-made dinner ideas.
Roots Handmade Pizza in Wicker Park offers Quad Cities taste and charm
January 16, 2013
Established restaurant duo opens family restaurant where kids can watch their pizza being made and play with raw dough.
Derby Lite combines fun and fitness in roller skating exercise classes
December 27, 2012
Women can build agility and strength, plus lose weight, during these high-energy workouts that are great for moms.
Tips to make the most of your baby registry
November 5, 2012
Registering for baby can be an overwhelming experience. We have advice from two Chicago boutique owners to help you register for all your baby's needs.
When opportunity knocks
August 9, 2012
Opportunity Knocks creates a seamless environment for those age 14-30 with developmental disabilities to pursue educational, occupational and social interests.