Short and sweet – that might be the best way to describe Summer 2011. We came, we saw, and we soaked up every single second of warmth and sunshine. Now it’s time to bust out the light sweaters, kiss the older kids goodbye as they head off to school, and get ready for a new season of possibilities, for them and for us!
This year, we’re shedding summer wistfulness (we know, it’s tough, we’ll miss it, too) and jumping right into autumn awesomeness with our theme, “Fall into Fun!” We’ve got everything a parent needs to welcome cool and crisp temps in style. Want to get a “leg up” on fall fashion? You got it. How about some fab fall flavors from our Top Chef, plus yummy and healthy ideas for Game Day? Done. Since we can’t forget the tots, we’re also throwing in tons of fresh ideas to help your family ease back into the season with articles about lunch box makeovers (the food, not the box), school applications, managing stress, and much, much more.
And for those families yearning for one more HUMONGOUS end-of-summer/early fall rockin’ celebration, we’ve got a special treat just for you on 9/18: Families in the Loop’s Brunch & Boogie, Back to COOL! A concert experience like no other, this amazing morning will be filled with the tunes you love and the brunchies you crave.
We’re also super-psyched to bejoining up with Building Blocks for their 15th birthday party on Sept. 24th!Come hang out withus and celebratethis Chicago institution with balloons, face painting, prizes, gift bags, and live entertainment by the Poochamungas.
Now take a deep breath as you dust-buster the last of the sand from the bottom of the hall closet.With Families in the Loop, we’ll “Fall into Fun” and make this season a cozy, creative, and smashing good time.