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NPN Preschool & Elementary School Fair: Kn...
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The NPN Preschool & Elementary School Fair is just days away! Her... read more

Exclusive Discount on Lake Geneva Autumn A...
410 Views Tuesday 10/13

Frolicking good fun awaits at Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, with rates startin... read more

A primer on elementary school terms
157 Views Monday 10/12

It’s your kids who are starting school, but for many parents searching fo... read more

Overheard on the NPN forum: Is your kid an...
251 Views Friday 10/09

We've all been there. You and your family are at a restaurant and your little on... read more

5 Halloween parties you can't miss
366 Views Thursday 10/08

Your little one looks too adorable in that Halloween costume to wear it just on... read more

9 questions parents should be asking schools
480 Views Tuesday 10/06

Whether you’re attending the NPN Preschool & Elementary School Fair o... read more

NPN Discounts Are Here! Save on Soccer, Sw...
359 Views Tuesday 10/06

Each week NPN releases unique discounts from family-friendly businesses across Chica... read more

That "one kid" was my kid
2551 Views Monday 10/05

Have you ever been at a playground, a classroom or a family event where there's ... read more

Overheard on the NPN forum: Where would yo...
397 Views Friday 10/02

Now that the fall weather has hit like a cold slap in the face, we Chicagoans a... read more

Make this: pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
16042 Views Thursday 10/01

Cold early mornings produce lots of cozy baked goods in my house. After watchin... read more