Anne Carlson lives in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago with her husband, Michael and their three children, Sofia (17), Nico (15) and Malcolm Jason (9). She has been teaching in Chicago Public Schools for 25 years and loves her profession. In addition to spending time with her family and teaching, she enjoys traveling, cycling, and dancing. She also likes to binge Netflix shows and eat cheese fries. Anne is an adoptive mother to MJ with whom she shares in open adoption with his birthmother.