Melissa Haak

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Melissa is mom to 4 kids and 2 angels | writer | creator | localist with LittleLakeCounty.com. She once lived in heels and dreamed of traveling the world, now she lives in her minivan and dreams of a clean kitchen.

E-mail Melissa at mamab.blogger@gmail.com

Past articles

Go stargazing in Lake County

The city lights can be blinding at times. Head out to Lake County for a glimpse of the stars. Read...

 

5 places where fictional characters come to life

Five new ways for kids to see their favorite fictional characters come to life, without the amusement park line. Read...

 

Comer Children's Hospital provides multifaceted care for asthma patients

Comer Children's Hospital takes its asthma patients seriously with its cutting edge program. Read...

 
 

3 ways to spend St. Patrick's Day in Lake County

Celebrate the luck of the Irish at St. Paddy's Day celebrations in Lake County. Read...

 

5 places to enjoy the fresh snow in Lake County

We'll wish we could cool off a bit when we're smack dab in the middle of summer, so we might as well enjoy winter while we can.  Read...

 

New Goodnight Moon musical delights Chicago toddlers

Everyone's favorite childhood book, "Goodnight Moon," is now a delightful musical for the toddler set. Read...

 

5 Saturday library storytimes in Lake County

Can't make it to library storytimes during the week? Many locations are now offering Saturday times for Lake County families. Read...

 

5 top toddler hangouts in Lake County

Toddlers need fun places to release some energy, especially during the winter. We've rounded up some of our favorite spots in Lake County to jump, yell and play. Read...

 

4 places that aren't zoos to see animals in the winter

True animal lovers aren't content waiting around for spring to see the animals they love. These four spots in Lake County will hold them over until the end of winter. Read...

 
 










 
 
 
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