Posts from: May 2019

NPN members get $200 off Summer City Adventures camp


Come join us at Summer City Adventures, where our campers are provided with the opportunity to imagine, explore, build lasting friendships, and most importantly, have a blast! Our campers participate in a new adventure each day! Summer City Adventures allows our campers to discover Chicago, and interact with one another through city excursions, team building, and service learning projects.

Summer City Adventures includes four weeks filled wit...

Posted on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Preschool vs. pre-k: What's the difference?

As summer nears, families across Chicago inevitably start to ask themselves if their child should go to preschool or pre-kindergarten. If they are currently enrolled in an early childhood program, they start to wonder if they need to find a pre-kindergarten program when their child turns three, leaving their current program even if they are happy there.

In a city full of early childhood options, it’s no surprise that families find themselves asking this question as they start to think ...

Posted on May 14, 2019 at 1:36 PM by Creative Scholars Preschool

NPN members get 15% off estate planning at Cindy K. Campbell Law


Cindy K. Campbell works with many NPN families in Chicago helping to set up wills and trusts, working with estate administration, guardianships, and collaborative family law and mediation.

We want our clients to feel knowledgeable and comfortable throughout the process so we can build relationships and continue to serve our clients for years to come.

The process is geared to be easy and convenient. We work with all income lev...

Posted on May 14, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Mother's Day ideas for Chicago moms

Moms are incredibly resilient and inspiring. We play instrumental roles in shaping the lives of our children. The communities we live in rely on us and our dedication. Our households function under the faith that we’ll always be there to maintain order (or at least the perception of order!). It’s no question that we are the backbones of our families.

These are just some of the many reasons why there is a national holiday for us! Every generation of moms inspires the next, just like the...

Posted on May 09, 2019 at 9:18 AM by Keisha Mathew

To the moms running on fumes, this is how to refill the tank

Mom, have you ever had the feeling that you are running on fumes? Has your tank ever felt empty already when you were waking up in the morning? Have you gone to bed with your mind racing with all the things you need to get done the next day only to be in a twilight sleep the entire night and wake up as tired as you were when you first went to bed?

If you are like most moms, you have probably felt like this on more than one occasion. If you are a normal mom, you have probably felt like ...

Posted on May 09, 2019 at 9:04 AM by Nicole Walker

NPN members get 5% off Camp GEMS


Camp GEMS, a summer day camp designed and organized by teachers at GEMS World Academy Chicago, offers the perfect way to keep children’s minds and bodies active this summer! Programming closely aligns with the International Baccalaureate framework in place at the school and is inspired by one of GEMS students’ favorite parts of school: Field Studies! Campers will create art, learn about food and clothing from other cultures, attend neighborhood festivals, en...

Posted on May 07, 2019 at 7:00 AM