Ok, we admit it: we have butterflies just writing this article!
What gives? For starters, we're giddy about getting to know each
you. You, the fabulous and devoted readers of Chicago Parent, are
just like us: parents on a mission to make Chicago a happy,
healthy, perfect place to raise a family. And you, like us, are all
about connecting with each other to create a vibrant, thriving
It's been just over two months since Families in
the Loop launched, and already we're making serious strides in
the Chicagoland parenting scene. Through our events, website and
Facebook page, we're witnessing new relationships form, local
businesses and patrons connect, and neighbors meet new friends.
We're seeing unbelievable outreach and an overwhelming response to
our desire to fulfill the needs of Chicago families. We are here
for you, a hub to soon call home.
At Families in the Loop, Chicago's fastest-growing community of
parents in-the-know and in-the-network of living, learning and
leaping into the Windy City, our goals are simple: to help you
connect with inspired, interested parents in your neighborhood,
learn incredible life and parenting skills, foster and encourage
personal interests and hobbies (from wine tasting to reading,
shopping to exercise), and build a stronger, safer community.
Each month, you'll hear from us on chicagoparent.com, where
we'll share news and buzz-worthy banter and touch upon some hot
topics impacting the Chicago parent community. All of us here
at Families in the Loop can't wait to get the conversation started
and to hear from you, on this site, with ideas, feedback and
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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