Posts from: April 2019

NPN members save 30% on your first two weeks of Yumble subscription and free delivery!

*PARENT PERK BY YUMBLE*

Yumble delivers fresh, delicious, fully prepared kids' meals right to your doorstep. You choose your weekly meals, and Yumble takes care of the rest!

Yumble was founded by former stay-at-home Mom, Joanna Parker.  "As a Mom, I felt the pain that many moms feel: wanting to serve our kids real food every day, but not having enough time to do it! After a busy day, what I desperately wanted to do was spend time with my family, not run around shopping, cooking, an...

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 7:00 AM

NPN members get $225 off summer camps at Codeverse

*PARENT PERK BY CODEVERSE*

Codeverse is the world's first fully interactive coding studio for kids aged 6–13, offering after-school classes and summer camps. 

During camp, kids learn how to design apps and video games, build a robot, create 3D-printed designs, program concert-hall lights and more in our interactive studios! All meals, snacks, field trips, and complimentary early drop-off and pick-up are included.

NPN members get $225 off summer camps. Offer valid for 2019 week-l...

Posted on April 09, 2019 at 7:00 AM

3 reasons I'm happy my kids aren't growing up in the suburbs like I did

Parenting in Chicago is hard. Two recent events reminded me of this.

The first, running our two daughters out to the car parked in front of our house in what seemed like biblical rains — no attached garage to keep us dry. And the second, wading into the Chicago Public Schools application process. After reading about three different ways to apply to preschool, I realized this was the first step in a nebulous 18-year-plus journey.

These are surface examples of a subtler thought that h...

Posted on April 03, 2019 at 4:31 PM by Rebekah Pajak

5 tips to ensure you're hiring a good kids birthday party entertainer

You’ve been there: the “best party ever.” There are games, music, characters, and an entertainer taking pictures and playing with your children. But now, it’s your turn to plan the birthday party for your child and you want the same or better experience. Before you jump to hire the first company you find in your Facebook’s mommy group, it’s important to consider who — and what — you’re dealing with. As the president of a kids’ entertainment company, I can shed some light on the subject.
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Posted on April 03, 2019 at 10:04 AM by Nilmari Donate

NPN members get 15% off of flat-fee real estate services with Yvonne Brower, Esq.

*PARENT PERK BY THE YVONNE BROWER, ATTORNEY AT LAW*

The spring real estate market has sprung in Chicago! If you are considering buying a new home, selling your existing home, or simply have real estate questions, please contact Yvonne S. Brower, Attorney at Law. 

Yvonne is a Chicago-based attorney specializing in real estate transactions and commercial litigation. As a mother herself, Yvonne understands the demanding schedules of being a parent. She is readily available to speak or...

Posted on April 02, 2019 at 7:00 AM