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

Chicago mom supports kid-free weddings

Rebecca loves kids and she loves weddings. Just not together.  Read...

 

Chicago fall consignment sale calendar

When kids outgrow their clothes quickly, many moms turn to consignment sales. This guide features more than 20 sales in Chicago and the suburbs.  Read...

 

The best local places for maternity clothes in Chicago

Maternity clothes today are almost cool enough to wear when you're not pregnant. The selections at these local stores will make you feel great for nine months and beyond.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: Turn your kids' art projects into heirlooms

Out of the hundreds of art projects your kids will create over the years, only some are actually worth keeping. Here are three ways to turn them into something special.  Read...

 

The best places in Chicago to shop for baptism gowns

In search of a christening or bris outfit? Rebecca rounded up the best places in Chicago and the suburbs to buy these special occasion pieces. Read...

 

"All Joy and No Fun," the next book Chicago parents should read

Let's face it, sometimes parenting can be all joy and no fun. And Rebecca found a book that perfectly describes that paradox. Read...

 

Chicago mom: 25 things I can't do when my kids are awake

The time between 7:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. is important to Rebecca. It's the only time during her day when she can get anything done! Read...

 

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...

 
 







 
 
 
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