A self described “Navy Brat”, Hillary Bolke put down roots in Libertyville five years ago and has never looked back. “There are so many amenities of a big town,” Hillary muses, “but it has that small town vibe too.” A wife, mother, and reading enthusiast, Hillary is putting her passion into practice by volunteering with Lake County literacy nonprofit, Reading Power, Inc. Making a difference is in Hillary’s DNA. Learn more about how you can join Hillary and get involved with Reading Power here: https://readingpowerinc.org/tutors
This story was contributed by Library Mom Rosemary D’Urso. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks and head to Librarymom.com for more book picks for kids! It’s Women’s History Month and I have the perfect picture book biographies to wow and inspire children!...
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Her Dr. Fauci book is telling the story of “America’s Doctor” to the younger generations.
This story was contributed by literary specialist and mom Rosemary D’Urso, aka the “Library Mom”. Go to librarymom.com for more of her expert picks, and follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks.
I’m happy to introduce you to this Mom who is so excited to welcome her first child next month! Vicky is a wife, elementary school music teacher, and best-selling children’s book author living in Gurnee.
Read our interview to learn about her community, teaching during the pandemic, and what makes her books unique. Spoiler alert: My kids sure loved how interactive they are!
Author, photographer and mom Brandy Stone shares details of her new book, filled with STEAM projects to do in the garden.
We hope you enjoy this glimpse into how the past 11 months have affected Heather and her family. She is honest and motivating as usual and the pandemic drove her and her family to connect and create through fitness, wellness and a even book. Plus, they jumped on the pandemic puppy bandwagon! You have to see the adorable picture of their pup! Heather pivoted her business to expand and open a new studio with outdoor green space and a focus on cycle and bootcamp. She also began Impact Coaching to put us in the right headspace and much more. Read the full interview to learn more about Heather, her family, business and mentor, Todd Durkin!
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Charles and Jackie Tillman Interview with Sarah Paddack from Libertyville Area Moms to Inspire Change Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? Jackie- Born in San Diego and moved around my whole life. My dad served...