Posts from: December 2011

Perk Alert! Holiday Deals

Holiday Deals - Exclusively for NPN Members! Cash in on these great 'perks' to your NPN membership. Please log in to view full details of these discounts.

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Armand's Pizzeria - Two For Tuesday: Buy one pizza, Get one free. Second pizza of equal or lesser value. Plus get $3.00 off any online order OR $3.00 off any 16-18' pizza for NPN members! Learn more...

BabbaCo - Give a unique gift that children aged 3 to 6 can really engag...

Posted on December 06, 2011 at 12:52 PM by Melanie Schlachter

Keep up with Gift Giving without Breaking the Bank

Holidays…Again?  It’s amazing how fast the time flies and then it’s time to buy dozens of gifts for friends and family. It can get expensive. There is a way around this and that’s to be a little creative and use some elbow grease. Here are just a few ways you can have fun and make your holiday gifts at the same time.

Photo Books

Make a photo book of the latest fun photos of you and your children and send it to your family members and friends. It’s a special and personal gift t...

Posted on December 06, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Jessica Schanberg

New PSN & NPN Events for South Side Families

NPN and Hyde Park Parent Support Network (PSN) are joining forces to bring more parent programming to South Side families!

The Hyde Park Parent Support Network and Neighborhood Parent Network jointly present our 1st event – Friends and Family CPR class at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) Monday December 12th – 7-9pm.  CPR is such a critical skill set for parents, family members, and caregivers.  And for many parents, if it has been a year since you had it last, consider this...

Posted on December 05, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Megan Marshall

NPN's Upcoming Events

NPN is bustling with great events to try with or without the little ones. In case your email is exploding, here are a few you won't want to miss!



Join NPN for a free Spanish Play Date at Language Stars in Lincoln Park on Wednesday, December 7th. The Spanish Play Date will be taught by a dynamic native-speaking educator. During the Play Date the children will be immersed 100% in the language in the context of engaging games, songs, arts & crafts, treasure hunts, and more! T...

Posted on December 02, 2011 at 6:30 AM by Melanie Schlachter

Playing Nice Indoors & Outdoors

The NPN Parent to Parent Winter Newletter - On Your Best Behavior issue - has arrived! Download the full NPN winter issue. Watch your mailbox - it will arrive soon.  If you do not receive your Winter issue in the mail, please log into NPN and your My Account to get the next one at your door.

One of my favorite things about living in the city is the number of parks and play spaces I can go to.  We have a stash of things that live under the stroller to make the playgrounds even more exci...

Posted on December 01, 2011 at 6:00 AM by Beth Cohen Dorfman