Sassy, sincere and super-duper smart, Wendy Widom brings heart in her quest to connect Chicago families. When Wendy's not coffeeshop-hopping for meetings with local business leaders, she's reliving her Peace Corps days in Poland at a buffet on Milwaukee Avenue, dancing to the Lion King Broadway soundtrack with her hubby and daughter, watching bad reality TV on the elliptical, or walking along Lake Michigan at sunset. Prior to Mom-ville, Wendy earned a BA from the University of Florida and a MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.Wendy are members of the ChiTown Parent blog team.Read more from this blog
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Big Ideas with Families in the Loop
October 4, 2011
FITL is going post-partisan this month, with stories from parents about how they thrive despite the rancor permeating the zeitgeist.
Girls Getting Dressed: Defusing the Morning Mayhem
September 26, 2011
Jamie Fishman wonders how a simple question like "What would you like to wear today?" could ignite such passion in her 4-year old daughter.
Perfect mom vs. me
September 12, 2011
Wendy Widom takes a look at how she measures up as a mom.
Fall Into Fun
September 2, 2011
Families in the Loop is jumping right into autumn.
The Green Mama is Here
August 26, 2011
Going Green isn't all or nothing. Do what you can. Avoid the stress. The Green Mama tells you how.
Little Beans Cafe: A break from the heat in Chicago
August 5, 2011
It has been a long, hot summer. (Really, Chicagoans, do we need to mention record-breaking, 90+ heat?) When we’re not strolling the city streets, sweat creeping into zones sweat was not meant to go, we're looking for cool places to hang with the kids and have some fun.
Dreaming big for our kids
August 3, 2011
For us parents, that's what it's all about – dreaming big for our kids and, guess what, for ourselves, too! That's why the August theme at Families in the Loop has to be ... "DREAM ON."
BYOBaby movie morning and bringing sexy back this month in Chicago
July 8, 2011
Is it just us, or does it seem hard to believe it’s July already?
Disney World: Magic, my tush
June 15, 2011
Those commercials with princess breakfasts and Mickey hugs make Disney World look so magical. Well, magic my tush.
Summer in Chicago with FITL: Dot & Ziggy after-party, a Benefit Cosmetics event and more
June 3, 2011
Feel, taste, and experience Chicago with your kids in a brand new way this summer.