Posts from: August 2012
We have on the go Chicago’s top picks for this Labor Day weekend events that are just perfect for your family's city adventures!
From jazzin' it up in Grant Park to learning about the Civil War, family fun abounds all over Chicagoland! Grab the kids, and go have some ...
Many new parents know that they must have a will but feel overwhelmed with the process. Parents may not know where to begin or what information they must have to get started. To simplify this process, here are five key things you need to think about, and know, before you prepare your estate plan.
1. Who will be the guardian of your children? For parents, this may be the most important reason for establishing an estate plan. A will specifically state...Posted on August 30, 2012 at 7:19 AM
Last night, I was in bed reading an article in the "baby" section in a parenting magazine about life after baby. Maybe the author gave birth so long ago that she has forgotten the real deal. Here are some excerpts with my “real scoop” inserted.
“You may lose some hair, develop acne, feel teary, and have night sweats until your hormones return to normal.”
The Real Scoop:
Hair loss: You know that thick, flowing, god...Posted on August 29, 2012 at 6:00 AM
NPN understands that the start of the school year can bring a plethora of emotions. To best ease into new routines, we reached out to more Business Partners who generously pass forward the following discounts on school prep and activities:
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When a loved one is faced with a major crisis like a cancer diagnosis or recovering after a car accident, the first thing we ask is "What can I do to help?". Thanks to fundraising sites like GiveForward, you now have an answer to the question.
Gone are the days when the most helpful thing you could do is bring over a casserole when a loved one is sick. Now people have a variety of tools at their disposal to lend a hand, including online fundraising sites that have...Posted on August 28, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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We have on the go Chicago’s top picks for this weekend - August 25 & 26 - events that are just perfect for your family's city adventures!
From free dance classes to catching a prize winning fish, family fun abounds all over Chicagoland! Grab the kids, and go have some kid-sized fun!
#1. Fishing Derby
Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm
Shyness is something that everyone has experienced at one time or another. In children shyness is developmentally appropriate at some points in development, but when it persists, it can be worrisome to parents and teachers. It is typical and normal temporary behavior. When shyness becomes fearful as in fear of social situations and people, then it should not be ignored by parents.
There is no one single thing that causes shyness. It could be the res...Posted on August 23, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Whether your child is getting ready for a playdate or the 1st day of school, games are a great way for families to come together and keep brain cells active at any age. It is never too soon to plan a family game night and it never gets old. Here are my game picks to make any family game night fun and keep those noodles sharp. PLUS GIVEAWAY NEWS!!! Leave a comment below and tell us what is your child's favorite game OR your childhood pick by Mon. Aug. 27 ...Posted on August 22, 2012 at 7:00 AM
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Let’s face it, kids grow fast!...Posted on August 21, 2012 at 6:00 AM