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NPN Member Exclusive Discount on Family Me...
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NPN Members had a blast at Adler Planetarium's NPN FREE Day last Saturday (2/28)... read more

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March 1 – 7 marks National Consumer Protection Week, a coordinated campaign th... read more

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year’s... read more

NPN's 4th Annual Developmental Differences...
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NPN proudly presents our 4th Annual Developmental Differences Resource Fair!  T... read more

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British Swim School specializes in teaching all children (babies, toddlers, kid... read more

5 Tips For Making Healthy Choices
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Yes, it’s winter in Chicago and it’s freezing. I don’t know why it... read more

Learning Difficulties: How do you know?
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How do you know if you or someone you love has a learning difficulty? What are ... read more

A Long and Winding Road – The Journey to F...
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I think I knew something was different about my son when he was 2 1/2. His baby sist... read more

A Glimpse Into Arts-Integrated Preschool
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Where emotional intelligence, playful movement and kindergarten readiness skip hand-... read more

How To Celebrate the Chinese New Year
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Gong xi fa cai! (Say gong zee fah chai) Happy New Year! January 1 doesn’t have... read more