Wendy Widom is President of <a href="http://www.familiesintheloop.com" rel="nofollow">Families in the Loop</a> a hub for urban moms and dads. Since its launch in early 2011, Families in the Loop has transformed the parenting scene with feisty and fresh conversations about sex, health, culture, education, food & wine, entertainment, politics, life, and oh yes, our kids! <br> <br> Wendy writes for multiple outlets, including <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/families-in-the-loop" rel="nofollow">ChicagoNow</a>, <a href="http://cheekychicago.com/author/wendy-widom" rel="nofollow">Cheeky Chicago</a> and <a href="http://www.chicagoparent.com/staff/bloggers/wendy-widom" rel="nofollow">Chicago Parent</a>. When she’s not raising a ruckus in the parenting world, Wendy is managing community-based marketing campaigns and holding training sessions on multiple topics in her beloved city of, you guessed it, Chicago. She is a proud Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), having served in Radom, Poland from 1997 to 1999. Wendy holds a M.A. in organizational psychology from Columbia University with a concentration in Conflict Resolution.