Families in the Loop Launches A New Chicago Hub to Call Home

Providing the Chicago Parent Community with Unmatched Connections, Super Hookups and Daily Insider Information from Local Gurus

Families in the Loop (FITL) launches this week with a sincere, sassy and family-centric mission: to make the path of parenting fun, social and ever-evolving for Chicago moms and dads with young kids and to connect local families to the city's best resources. Offering a fresh, hip take on urban parenting, FITL has quickly established a cult following among Chicagoland parents looking to build a strong, safe, interconnected community and have some fun while doing it.

Founded by moms Jamie Fishman and Wendy Widom, FITL proudly serves as a hub for Chicago families and local brands, business and professionals. Through dynamic events, one-of-a-kind web content and an uber-connected online community, Families in the Loop's gurus offer local families the unique opportunity to:

* Learn incredible life and parenting skills while having fun
* Foster and encourage personal interests and hobbies for grownups and little ones
* Build a strong, safe community

Families in the Loop Gurus include:
Anne Book, Lifestyle Maven
Manda Aufochs Gillespie, The Green Mama
Valerie Bolon, Our Top Chef
Steve Breden and Brooks Watson, The Safety Squad
Traci Danielson Mitchell, Wellness Expert
Sarah Davis, The Modern Day Mary Poppins
Lara Field, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, Picky Eater Problem Solver
Kerrie Grow McLean, Psy.D., Sex Therapist
Janeen Hayward, Parent Specialist
Denise Henderson, Kid Super Foodie
Mandee Polonsky, Education Superstar
Amy Robbins, Psy.D., Health and Well-Being Expert

For more information about FITL, visit www.FamiliesInTheLoop.com.

About Families in the Loop:
Families in the Loop - a hub for Chicago parents and kids - provides unmatched connections, super hookups and daily insider information to local moms and dads. Through dynamic events, one-of-a-kind website content and an uber-networked online community, FITL makes the path of parenting social and ever-evolving for Chicago moms and dads with young kids. To get connected to local families and much-loved brands and businesses, visit us @ www.FamiliesInTheLoop.com, http://www.facebook.com/familiesintheloop or http://twitter.com/#!/familiesloop.