Meet A Mom
Meet A Mom: Kat
Together with her husband, Kat owns and directs Camp Kamaji, a sleepaway camp for girls. It has been an incredible journey starting as a camper, then counselor, hired as the Associate Director for 10 years and now being able to say I have owned/directed for the last 10 years- over 25 years at Kamaji! When you read our full interview you will see Kat’s personality shine through. Learn more about her involvement with Montessori School of Lake Forest, Camp for All Kids, and her local favorites Casa Bonita and O’Toole’s!
Meet A Mom: Leslie
I’m so proud to introduce you to this local Mom that I am lucky to call a friend! Leslie and her family have lived in Libertyville for 15 years. Her husband is originally from Deerfield and she grew up in Rockford. Leslie has years of experience in marketing and advertising and that experience, coupled with her love of real estate and home design, led her to her new endeavor as a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway on a team with her mentor. Read our interview to learn her insightful advice, favorite travel adventures, podcast recommendation and local favorites like MainStreet Libertyville events, Firkin, Shakou, Pizzeria DeVille, The Boardroom, Milwalky Taco, JoJo & Me, Salt of the Earth, Maison Chic and may more!
Meet the Moms Behind Sound View Diagnostic
Assem and Anna moved to the United States 10 years ago from Kazakhstan as best friends, now owners and business partners at a client-focused ultrasound practice!
Meet Three Moms Behind Libertyville Health + Mental Wellness: Hideko, Joy, and Stacie
New Interview on our Website ✨Meet Three Moms: Hideko, Joy + Stacie from Libertyville Health and Mental Wellness
Read our interview with LHMW and see how these three lovely ladies are putting the spotlight on mental wellness for the youth in our community! I am proud to have connected with them and share their stories!
We are so grateful for these three to open up and share their personal struggles with anxiety, forgiveness, and anxiety in their children. We need to be candid and open about these topics to help support each other and our families through them.
They share about their local favorite spots too like Bentleys Pet Shop, Anam Cara, Blu Violet, Shakou, Sunset and the new Board Room.
Check out the Kindness Around Town Campaign they are creating in Libertyville with participating businesses to put the focus on human connection. You can learn more in our article at http://bit.ly/LAMLHMW
Participating businesses in the campaign:
Libbyville Lifestyle Boutique
Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters
The Village Hall
Salt of the Earth
Bentley’s Pet Stuff
Slammers Baseball Academy
Anam Cara Cafe
Meet A Mom: Astronaut Kelli Gerardi
This girl mom is headed to space, and sharing all the deets with TLMN.
Meet a Mom: Ashley
I’m honored to share Ashley’s story with you in this new “Meet a Mom” feature interview! Originally from Arlington Heights, this Mom of three boys has lived with her husband in Libertyville over a decade. Both Ashley and her husband played collegiate sports. She has been a teacher and coach for 14 years. Ashley’s Mom taught in Libertyville, and Ashley has taught in Northbrook and Prospect High School. Currently, she and her husband both teach and coach at Stevenson in Lincolnshire. Ashley teaches Health, Adapted Physical Education and Physical Education. This Mom is bursting with positivity, has an incredible outlook on life, values relationships, community and working with her students and young women on her team. She led her Girls Basketball team to victory to win the state championship last year! Read our interview for her sound advice on life, overcoming adversityy, the wonderful perspective she learned from her parents. and the advice she gives her team!
Plus, learn about her local favorites like O’Toole’s, Finn’s, Hitz, Bills Pub, Milwauky Taco, Main Street Social, Dos Amigos, Deerpath Inn, Heinz Orchard, Lake Minear, Touche Salon, Liberty Barber, Sports 11, Edie Boutique and How Impressive!
Meet a Mom: Meet Program Director Extraordinaire, Libby Johnson!
This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Lake Forest mom of two wee ones and the program director of Gorton Community Center, Libby Johnson.
Meet a Mom: Meet Kitty Brandtner, Founder of March Fourth!
This amazing mom founded a powerful local organization days after the July 4th tragedy.
Meet A Mom: Hillary
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
Meet the Moms Behind Grown & Flown!
Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington are offering resources that other moms of older children are desperately in need of.