Meet A Mom: Shannon

Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? I am originally from St. Louis, MO. and moved to Libertyville almost 7 years ago. My hubby’s job at the time moved us up here from the Naperville area.   Do you have child(ren)?...

Meet Two Moms: Brittany & Melissa

Brittany Dobslaf & Melissa Ackerman Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? Brittany & Melissa both grew up in Buffalo Grove.  After going off to college and some other post college ventures, life would find them...

Meet A Mom: Sara Hood

This week’s Meet a Mom is one of our most inspiring stories we’ve featured at The Local Moms Network. Sara Hood is a mom of two little boys (ages 9 and 7) and married to NFL player Evander “Ziggy” Hood, who just signed with the New Orleans Saints; they were college...

Meet A Mom: Heather

  Meet Heather Burnes I grew up in Palatine, IL and have been dancing since I was three years old. I began teaching dance at 16 and have never stopped. I taught at Bonnie Lindholm School of Dance throughout high school and while attending Lake Forest College. I...

Meet A Mom: Lara

  Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? I’m originally from California and moved into the Vernon Hills area about 27 years ago because of my job. Do you have child(ren)? Age(s) Yes, a daughter who is 13. What are...

Meet A Mom: Annie

    Lake Forest based Fill a Heart 4 Kids (FAH4K), began around a kitchen table with Annie McAveeney and her daughters Lilly and Ellorie.  Now FAH4K helps over 1,350 unaccompanied homeless youth and foster children in the Chicagoland area every year with...

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