Whitney is the mom to three tween-ish daughters, a communications consultant, freelance writer and blogger. She is trying to break out of the mold of being a typical suburban mom despite that she is often seen driving her minivan around the to soccer tournaments or volunteering for the PTA. She shares her views on parenting, relationships, w(h)ine, and why it's tough to be a girl at playdatesonfridays.com. She lives with her husband, kids and two shetland sheepdogs named after California wine regions just outside Chicago. Follow her on Facebook or at Playdates on Fridays.