Get news & updates about parenting in Chicago from NPN

Dive right in with a free 7-day trial membership

Recent Discussions

No love for Papa
07/21 My soon to be 3 year old does not seem to like her fath...
 
I would do whatever it took - wouldn’t you?
06/27 Anyone else super emotional and angry about family sepa...
 
Skinner North vs Alcott
07/20 I never thought wed be fortunate enough to be in this ...
 
Police killed a man in Chicago - protests after...
07/15 This timeline of the killing is by a Sun Times reporte...
 
Potty training a toddler that holds her #2?
07/20 I want to potty train my 2.5 yo. I did the 3 day potty ...
 
Drinks between downtown and Edgebrook
07/20 We are meeting friends who live in Edgebrook and we are...
 
Duck boat horror
07/20 Im having such a hard time processing this horror...to ...
 
Working for the State of IL
07/18 Is anyone here a state employee? I am considering apply...
 
Cry It Out Support
05/08 I wrote a post several months ago about my 3-mo-old da...
 
Entering Lycee or British School at 3.75?
07/18 We are waiting to apply to preschool until my daughter,...
 
kid with anxiety
07/19 My 9 year old daughter has some anxiety. It comes out ...
 

Upcoming Events

NPN Blog News

It's here: Introducing NPN's Buy/Sell Clas...
48 Views Thursday 07/19

*CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST FEATURE: BUY/SELL CLASSIFIEDS! * Just in time to motivate ... read more

5 tips for traveling with extended family ...
238 Views Wednesday 07/18

My family of five loves to travel, so we escape Chicago as often as humanly possibl... read more

NPN members save $30 at Dablr
66 Views Tuesday 07/17

*PARENT PERK BY DABLR* Have a small job or task you need done? From cleaning to... read more

More details on CPS's plan to deter abuse ...
682 Views Monday 07/09

As many of us were finalizing plans for the 4th of July holiday, CPS announced the ... read more

The Social Media Mom: How Social Media Can...
532 Views Tuesday 07/03

Photo: BatzKids Beth is a new mom, and she is exhausted. She hasn’t showered in ... read more

The secret to traveling with kids? Plannin...
197 Views Thursday 06/28

Up to three-quarters of us use the summer season to combine fun and togetherness in... read more

NPN members enter to receive free tickets ...
199 Views Tuesday 06/26

*PARENT PERK BY FAMILY MEDIA* The Chicago Baby Show is coming to Navy Pier on Au... read more

NPN members save $500 at Cultural Care Au ...
450 Views Tuesday 06/19

*PARENT PERK BY CULTURAL CARE AU PAIR* If you need a change in childcare, then C... read more

I survived the Wisconsin Dells and lived t...
479 Views Tuesday 06/12

Photo: Steven R. Shook/Flickr It’s a widely known fact that Chicagoans LIVE for ... read more

NPN members save $30 on one week of camp a...
318 Views Tuesday 06/12

*PARENT PERK BY MERRY MUSIC MAKERS* Merry Music Makers, a leading provider of ea... read more