Rebecca Little

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Rebecca Little, a native Chicagoan, writes Pinwheel, a style, service and shopping blog for Chicago parents. She has a master's in journalism from Northwestern University and is a graduate of The Second City improvisation training program. She is a former contributing editor at Chicago magazine and has written for Crain's Chicago Business, Google, Zagat and the Chicago Tribune. She loves discovering new ways to keep her two very active boys entertained lest they resort to spackling heirloom furniture or flushing toy trains down the toilet - not that those are real examples. Follow her blog at PinwheelChicago.com.


 

E-mail Rebecca at pinwheelchicago@gmail.com

Past articles

Overprotecting kids in Chicago: Helpful or harmful?

The idea of having an eye on our kids 24/7 is appealing to many parents, but is it really the best thing for them?  Read...

 

Chicago mom navigates the competitive world of Preschool sign up

Camping out overnight in freezing Chicago temps to secure a coveted morning Preschool spot is just not something Rebecca is willing to do. Call her a slacker mom all you want, at least she's warm.  Read...

 

Chicago area spring consignment sale calendar 2014

Consignment sales are a great way to save money. Find one near you this spring and save on baby, kid and maternity clothing, as well as gear, toys and furniture. Read...

 

Chicago mom: What to say when baby just isn't cute

In the presence of a baby with a face only their mother could love? Rebecca suggests some funny compliments to get you out of an awkward situation.  Read...

 

Chicago mom is cursed by the parenting Gods

A restful and relaxing break from her kids over New Year's came back to bite Rebecca in the you-know-what. Was it the work of the parenting Gods?  Read...

 

Chicago moms, stop being so hard on each other

Moms need supportive friends, not judgmental enemies. Rebecca's holiday wish this year is that moms cut each other a break.  Read...

 

Morton Arboretum's Illumination fun for all

Holiday lights get a fun twist with Morton Arboretum's new exhibit, Illumination. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Why I kept my maiden name

When Rebecca chose to keep her maiden name she didn't realize what a big deal it would become and how many people would have something to say about it.  Read...

 

Chicago mom makes peace with not being perfect

After forgetting to feed her son in a moment of new mom haziness, Rebecca Little has accepted the realization that she can't (and doesn't have to) do it all in order to be a great mom. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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