Melissa Haak

Melissa is mom to 4 kids and 2 angels. She chronicles the sticky bits of motherhood at Peanut Butter in my Hair.

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

Past articles

Chicago mom: Let kids just be kids

Kids are growing up too fast and some just aren't ready to take on adult roles. Melissa wants her kids to just be kids.  Read...

 

For the love of toddlers: Why Chicago moms love this stage

Toddlers can be a handful, but they are also loving, curious and oh so funny. Here are some of the reasons moms love them! Read...

 

Chicago mom: Surviving a water park vacation with a large family

Vacationing with a large family to a water park can be exhausting. Here are tips to make the process a little smoother.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: When is the right time to stop breastfeeding?

On one hand, after 14 months of breastfeeding, Melissa is ready to be done. But with this being her last baby, it's hard for her to stop.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: My kids are making me dumb

Please forgive Melissa for anything crazy she might say or do. She has toddler-induced dementia.  Read...

 

Chicago mom tells the story of her life, no one else's

Everyone feels envious at some point, but when Melissa does, she simply reminds herself that she is living her life, not anyone else's. And her life is just as special and important as anyone's.  Read...

 

Chicago kids learn through doing

Parenting is a learning process, but so is being a kid.  Read...

 

Feed your fuel: Chicago mom finds activities to motivate her

No matter what it ends up being, it's important for parents to find something that they can do in their free time that pushes them to be happier and healthier.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: My birthday is just another day...for now

Melissa won't have a big celebration for her birthday this year. She's too busy and too tired just being a mom. But she's okay with that. After all, there's always next year.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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