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 [email protected]

Past articles

Winter wine walks for Chicago parents

Your perfect night out is here. Read...

 

Mall play spaces and more offer fun distractions for kids

Make your returns and exchanges in peace. Read...

 

Clutter-free gift ideas for Chicago families

Less "stuff" is always good.  Read...

 

6 most magical sleigh rides in Chicagoland

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling ... Read...

 

8 toy drives around Chicagoland

Help make someone's Christmas a little brighter. Read...

 
 

10 unique trick-or-treating spots around Chicagoland

Take the trick-or-treating off the block. Read...

 

3 boo-tiful events at Chicago Botanic Garden

There's never been a better time to stop by the garden! Read...

 

5 nature-based preschools in Lake County

For the kids who love the outdoors. Read...

 
 
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