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

Grayslake hot air balloon festival lights up the night

Gigantic, glowing balloons are truly a sight to be seen.  Read...

 

5 Lake County spots to amp up your mom’s night out

Grab your girlfriends and make this night out one for the books! Read...

 

4 reasons to visit the Lake County Fair

City dwellers, you just won't know fun until you hit up a county fair! Read...

 

5 coolest playground slides in Lake County

We've found the tallest, fastest, most awesome slides in Lake County. Wheeeeeeee!  Read...

 

Places to play in the water that are fun for all ages

Having trouble finding water play that satisfies the needs of every type of swimmer in your bunch? Here are a few suggestions. Read...

 

5 yummy ice cream treats for the last day of school in Lake County

We made it to the last day of school. Treat yourself! Read...

 

The perfect last-minute Mother's Day in Lake County

Time is running out to plan the perfect day for the mom in your life. Here's a full-proof, last-minute plan to give her the Mother's Day of her dreams. Read...

 

4 places to experience historical Lake County

Connect your kids to local history through these kid-friendly activities and museums. Read...

 

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...

 
 











 
 
 
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