Shop Small Businesses
Being a small, mom owned and operated business ourselves, Fit4Mom Chicago knows just how important support from our local community can mean. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to some other local mom owned small businesses, and friends of Fit4Mom Chicago. We hope you will keep them in mind the next time you are looking for one of these products or services.
Need to check some things off your holiday shopping list this season? Check out the awesome products these moms have available for you below!
Handmade Bandana Bibs-Elizabeth Vincent
Great for teething, snack time, or every day use! Great for ages 3 months to 12 months. Each bib is $5 and they are machine washable and can be dried in the dryer. Patterns are always changing and custom orders are accepted. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order or if you have any questions.
LuLaRoe Clothing- In search of the perfect item for your wardrobe? Contact these ladies to satisfy your soft buttery legging obsession!
Jeannie Hopf- I'm a LuLaRoe consultant and would love to share these stylish, comfortable, and versatile clothing pieces with other moms! We fit sizes XXS-3XL and have everything from tops, skirts, dresses, cardigans, and of course, our buttery soft leggings!
Jaime Lyn- I'm a LuLaRoe Fashion Consultant! I sell clothes that can fit anyone's body type while making you feel confident and amazing! Sizes range from XXS - 3XL plus I have Kids leggings too!! Find me on FB and can also do in home parties where I bring the clothes to you and your friends!
Handmade Crochet Items- Rachel McDermott
Hats, baby booties, and more! I like to work with people and create unique pieces for them. Contact Rachel at email@example.com if you have any questions, or would like to place an order.
Beautycounter- Deanne McKenna
Safer beauty products for the entire family! Right now there are some fantastic holiday gift sets. www.beautycounter.com/deannemckenna
Rodan+Fields- Ashley Young
I'm a Rodan + Fields consultant. We are the fastest growing premium skincare line that addresses the 4 main reasons people would go to the dermatologist. The products cleared up my dreaded "pregnancy mask" so I decided to share them with others.
Disney Inspired Dresses- Kimberly de Jonckheere
Does your kiddo like to dress up as much as mine but you don't love the quality of the dresses or they couldn't wear them for everyday wear? I make custom Disney inspired dresses. They are easily washable and made in comfortable cotton fabrics.
Creative Wine Corks- Nichole Fohrman
I repurpose wine corks into cork board jewelry holders and make awesome photo coasters.
doTerra Essential Oils- Jenna Parzych
I am a wellness advocate for doTerra. We use doTerra essential oils in are home to help support our health. I also use some of their other natural beauty products. I love sharing about oils! https://www.mydoterra.com/jennaparzych/#/
Are you in need of some new family pictures? Are you expecting, and want a maternity shoot, or images of your newborn’s sweet face? Allow these mom photographers to capture those precious images for you. These ladies are all incredibly talented and spread all throughout the Chicago area!
Alexis Staryk Photography- Alexis Staryk
You can find me and any photography needs you might have at www.alexisstarykphotography.com
Dot Dot Dot Photography- Svetlana Kleandrova
The world is filled with beautiful people, moments and places. It’s up to us really, how much we appreciate them and want to keep them close in our hearts and memories. www.dotdotdotphotography.com/
Just Peachy Photography- Erika Williams
Just Peachy Photography specializes in custom portraits for newborns, babies, children and families in the Northwest Suburbs. Portrait sessions take place outdoors or at our studio in downtown Palatine and provide a unique experience to capture beautiful memories that families will cherish forever. www.justpeachyphotog.com/
K. Barge Photography- Katrina Barge
I do free-lance photography. I specialize in on location and in home shoots. I love doing it all for reasonable prices, I work with just about everyone's budget. I do newborn, maternity, family, engagements, and events. By appointment, but would be willing to do a deal for some Mom's who want to schedule during the Holiday season. I have done photography for some of our Fit4Mom family, so you may recognize them on my site. Facebook.com/kbargephotography
Tiia Norsym Photography-
Offering a photography experience unparalleled in Chicago, Family Photographer, Tiia Norsym, will tell your family's story through photography that shows your family’s unique personality…creating memories that last generations. Tiia specializes in photographing babies, children, and families on-location in Chicago and offers in-home design consultations as a part of her Signature Session.
TK Photography is a Contemporary Photography Company, based in Chicago IL. Their photographs photograph children and families on-location, or in their one of their Chicago (North Center/Lincoln Square and NEW EDGEWATER) Photography Studio, to capture images that represent you, your child, or your family. They are designed to follow your life through every milestone and stage and their portfolio includes, maternity, newborn, family portrait sessions, engagement sessions, weddings, and various family events. Their aim is to capture genuine laughs, smiles, hugs, and moments and your collection of photographs from will reflect our unique style and your unique personality. www.tkphotographychicago.com https://www.facebook.com/TKPhotographyChicago/
Lori Sapio Photography
I have been photographing for 25 years and when I found out I was expecting my oldest daughter Viola 4 years ago I shifted my concentration to photographing babies, kids and families. I currently love capturing moments and milestones that will be cherished throughout the years. I get to create relationships with kids and watch them grow in front of my lens.
Need a fun place to take your kiddo to play this winter? Check out these amazing indoor kid play places!
Purple Monkey Playroom-
Purple Monkey Playroom is a bright, nurturing destination for young children, parents and caregivers. Families are invited to come and go at their leisure - there are no reservations or set schedules - and a day pass includes any extras happening in the playroom that day, such as storytime or crafts. Adults enjoy free coffee, tea as kids burn off their energy.
In addition to daily drop-in playtime, Purple Monkey offers weekly supervised drop-off care in partnership with Chime by Sittercity. Purple Monkey is also a full service party destination for children celebrating their 1st - 6th birthdays. http://purplemonkeyplayroom.com
Little Beans Café-
Little Beans Cafe is an imaginative and active playspace for kids 0-6 years in Chicago and 0-12 years in Evanston. We offer daily open play, events, classes, camps, parties and more along with a full service cafe.
Join us for Small Business Saturday. We will have discounted 5 visit passes and free drip coffee. To learn more about Little Beans Cafe visit www.littlebeanscafe.com
Are you in need of some professional services? From Real Estate, to helping you with your business’s website, these ladies have got you covered!
Melrose Street Custom Content- Melissa Tydell
I'm a freelance writer who works with small businesses, entrepreneurs and marketing agencies to create compelling content (website copy, blog posts, newsletters, articles etc). www.melrosestreetcustomcontent.com
Residential Real Estate- Hillary O’Conner
Whether you are buying or selling a home, you’ve come to the right place to achieve success in Chicago’s exciting housing market. As one of Dream Town’s highly-trained real estate agents, I will help you reach your goals through expert knowledge of area neighborhoods and exceptional client services. Hoconnor@dreamtown.com Hilaryoconnor.com
Property Management- Tamara Janoscik
I (together with my husband) have a property management business - and we currently have a 4-bedroom duplex up in the Burley school district available for rent. You can contact me at Tamara.firstname.lastname@example.org