Posts from: May 2013

Persk! Discounts to Make Mother's Day!

What will make your Mother's Day perfect? Check out the discounts below; treat yourself or send your family a hint.

Cici Pictures Ciana Alexander, of CiCi Pictures has been capturing the precious moments in life through the art of photography for over 15 years. NPN Members pay just $200 for a full 1 hour photo session in studio or on location, includes (1) 5x7 professional print. The details.

Sharp Mamas offers customized in-home prenatal and parenting education, workshops, nanny/...

Posted on May 07, 2013 at 6:15 AM by Ellie Ander

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (May 6 - May 12)


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.


FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., May 7, Mom's Dinner Night Out @ Bistro Margot

- Wed., May 8, Fit & Healthy B4 & After Baby with Helios @ Helios Center for Movement

- Sun., May 12, Private School Admissions: Cracking the "Code"! @ Dara Milner Ed...

Posted on May 06, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

Preeclampsia: What you need to know about this Pregnancy Disorder

Do you know the warning signs of preeclampsia? Not so sure? You aren’t alone. The truth is that all women of childbearing age are at risk for a silent, but potentially life-threatening prenatal disease called preeclampsia.

May is National Preeclampsia Awareness Month here in Illinois. So what do YOU need to know about preeclampsia?

Q.  What is preeclampsia?

A. Preeclampsia is a rapidly-progressing condition affecting childbearing women, marked by high blood pressure and protein...

Posted on May 06, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Sara Fisher

NPN Online Auction: Ready, Set, Shop!

The NPN Silent Auction is 100% online! Put in an early maximum bid and don't worry about it - you will get an email notification if someone outbids you. It’s quick and easy to register and there is something for everyone - from Mother's Day Gifts to something just for you.  Remember, bidding closes Sunday May 6th at 9pm CST!  Start shopping here

More than $65,000 in goodies - READY, SET, SHOP!

Register to bid or Sign in to your Bidding for Goo...

Posted on May 03, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Alison Ray

NPN 2013 Online Auction - Guide to Great Bidding

The Biggest NPN Shopping Event of the year is open for Bidding!  (Closes Sunday May 5th - 9pm CST)

Now that you've had a chance see our more than $65,000 in goodies for you and your friends, make sure to place YOUR maximum bids online!  We know how crazy life can get - set your max bid and rest easy.  You can stop back in and visit "your items" or check your email notifications to make sure you are still in the lead.  This event is open to the public – tell your friends, post it on Fac...

Posted on May 02, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Alison Ray

Sweet, fresh, & local gifts for Mother's Day #Giveaway

Mother's Day can send you into a last-minute tail spin - too many options, no time, and so much pressure to get it right.  When you think of your mom, wife, partner, friend, or co-worker - try this approach - sweet, fresh, and local.

**PLUS** Enter our giveaway with Sassy Moms in the City to win a gift package of Tru Blooms Fragrance and Vosges Haut-Chocolat truffles.  Enter here by 11pm CST tonight.  (1) winner will be announced tomorrow!

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Posted on May 01, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Debbie Roever