April showers bring May flowers! With all the
curl-up-on-the-couch weather mostly (we hope!) behind us, we are
celebrating the warmth and sunshine, Families in the Loop
style. It's time to pack up the gloves littering the hall
closet floor, refresh the fridge's one-year-old Arm & Hammer
baking soda, and purchase those sexy new shoes you've been eyeing.
It's time for a fun and feisty spring!
With the launch of the first of our monthly themes, Chicago
Families in Bloom, FITL's making it a cinch to rejuvenate yourself,
and your family, this spring. Feel like the kids, significant
other, home and job are always taking priority? We hear
you! Through our online articles, events and hookups, you'll
have a chance to indulge in some "me time" while discovering tips
and must-haves for the whole family.
FITL's Chicago Families in Bloom offers local parents fresh and
informative perspectives on everything from the latest hair
fashion, hot kids toys, estate planning, food, cooking, sex, and
more. Check in frequently to find articles from our newest
partner, Chicago Athletic Clubs. They're bringing the latest
health trends, expertise and oodles of encouragement to the FITL
community. It's the perfect way to get the scoop, feel great
and have a blast while doing it.
Also in May, FITL's planning some amazing events for grown-ups
and little ones. At the Celebrating Moms event at the Kenmore Live
Studio on May 7, moms and dads will be jazzing up their spring
style with makeovers and more from the Marianne Strokirk Salon,
Bonnie & Clyde's and Chicago Athletic Clubs. The following
week, on May 15th, families from around the city will come together
for FITL's next
Brunch & Boogie featuring local talent Zeke
Sulkes. Arts and crafts, live music, delicious food: It's
a Magic Carpet Ride you won't want to miss!
We wish you a joyful season and a much-deserved dose of
feel-good, look-good fun for the month of May. You deserve
it! As always, we'll see you in the loop!
Got an idea for an event or article this summer? We'd love to
hear it! Share your ideas with us on Facebook.
We Love our May Contributors!
Wendy Widom is CEO of Familes in the Loop (FITL), Chicago's hippest hub for parents and kids.
See more of Wendy 's stories here.
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