Meet A Mom Posts
Jessica is a Glencoe resident originally from the East Coast (a few states here and there). She moved to Glencoe in 2010 knowing only one family and today knows 100’s of North Shore families through her niche Pediatric Concierge practice!
North Shore native Jacqueline is a mama to three wee ones, serves on the board of two local non-profit organizations, a busy residential real estate broker and world traveler (yep, with the kids in tow). Spoiler alert: She dishes out really solid airplane travel advice!
We are so excited to introduce this fabulous North Shore mama, Werq Fitness instructor, dedicated board member and Pediatrician, Dr. Sharon Robinson! Her positive and inspiring energy is, well, contagious!
Meet Wendy! Wife, mom, marathon runner (several times over) and owner and chief baker at Peace.Love.Cookies, a local bake shop run from the comfort of her professional-grade kitchen!
Audrey is a powerhouse! She is a mother of two young children, wife, and the owner of Simply Bee and Coachability, which offers clinical care through therapy, nutrition and yoga. She moved to Libertyville in 2013 and renovated a home built in 1948 purchased from the original owner’s son.
“I am a breast cancer survivor of seven years! Today I am stronger both emotionally and physically. As a Support Ambassador for Bright Pink I am passionately dedicated to supporting and advocating for other young women battling this terrible disease.”
“I am a breast and ovarian cancer previvor*. In 2013 I tested positive for the BRCA1 mutation**. My son was just four-years-old. My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer at the age of 41 and her mother (my paternal great-grandmother) died of breast cancer at the age of 36. I always knew this was a part of my family history…”
Nicola was just 38 years old when she found a lump in her breast; instincts told her to act quickly. Just weeks after her initial find, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and just days after that, a plan of attack. “It may seem cliche, but going through the treatment of chemotherapy, surgery, reconstruction and radiation, put some aspects of my life into perspective. I felt like I was at a crossroad of returning to work…”
“My passion has been helping and guiding the high risk cancer community. In 2000, my Aunt died of breast cancer at a young age. We soon found out that she, my mom, and several other people in my family carried the BRCA 1 genetic mutation…”