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It's Crock Pot Weather!!!
113 Views Thursday 10/30

Well, it finally happened. The weather turned and it’s time for us to hunker d... read more

Chicago Children's Theatre's autism-friend...
83 Views Thursday 10/30

Chicago Children's Theatre's autism-friendly performance of "Leo Lionni... read more

The Switch Witch
1281 Views Wednesday 10/29

Many parents find themselves asking, "What do we do with all the Halloween cand... read more

NPN Exclusive Discount to the Adler Planet...
98 Views Tuesday 10/28

3-2-1…Blast off!  Get ready for the ultimate planetary play date. The Ad... read more

Halloween Traditions Around the World
247 Views Friday 10/24

One of the best parts of October is celebrating Halloween! In the U.S., Halloween me... read more

You went to the School Fair. Now what?
256 Views Wednesday 10/22

So, you've had a few days since the Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fai... read more

NPN Discount! $15 tix to see Ringling Bros...
296 Views Tuesday 10/21

Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings t... read more

Calling All Expectant Moms!
248 Views Monday 10/20

We know that being an expectant mom can be stressful and often full of anxiety. NPN ... read more

School Fair - Know Before You Go
1912 Views Thursday 10/16

The NPN Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair presented by Bright Start Coll... read more

The Basics of CPS Preschool Programs
706 Views Wednesday 10/15

If you’re thinking about CPS as an option for preschool next fall, the time to... read more