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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.
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Chicago moms, stop being so hard on each other
December 10, 2013
Moms need supportive friends, not judgmental enemies. Rebecca's holiday wish this year is that moms cut each other a break.
Morton Arboretum's Illumination fun for all
November 26, 2013
Holiday lights get a fun twist with Morton Arboretum's new exhibit, Illumination.
Chicago mom: Why I kept my maiden name
November 12, 2013
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.
Chicago mom makes peace with not being perfect
October 29, 2013
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.
Chicago moms: A post-baby professional bra fitting is your best friend
October 15, 2013
After pregnancy and nursing, many moms begin to notice a couple of special friends start heading south. Rebecca Little says "lift those ladies to the sky" with a professional bra fitting.
Halloween in Chicago: Bargain costume hunting
October 2, 2013
It's October, and if you don't already have Halloween costumes on the brain, you will soon enough. Rebecca Little put together a resource guide of consignment shops and resale events that are great, easy-on-your-wallet options to check out during your costume search.
Chicago fall consignment sale calendar
September 24, 2013
Consignment sales are a great way to save money on kids and baby clothes, toys, gear and furniture. Rebecca Little has rounded up the best sales in the city and suburbs this fall.
Kidville set to open this weekend in Chicago
September 24, 2013
Chicago parents Sherese and Mike Fralin are set to open Kidville, which features classes, birthday parties, preschool alternatives and camps, play space, kid salon and store. Get a promo code to save $100 on classes.
Chicago shops: Luxaby Baby & Child
September 11, 2013
New Oak Street resident Luxaby Baby & Child offers classic and timeless luxury children's clothing. Rebecca Little says it's worth taking a peek at.