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  • Jun 25, 2021 05:00 PM      05:45 PM

    Preparing for preschool can seem like an overwhelming process. Although there are many different preschools in Chicago, there are some common elements to preschool that every parent needs to consider. In this intimate live discussion, preschool experts will discuss the logistics of preschool and answer your questions. 
    You will walk away from this discussion knowing:
    1. What to expect the first week of preschool 
    2. What to bring the first day, when to expect a phone call from the teacher, and more
    3. How to plan for the entire year such as celebrating birthdays at school, field trips, and more
    There will be time for Q&A at the end!  Our esteemed preschool school panel consists of:
    The Ancona School
    Black Bear Academy
    Florence G. Heller JCC
    Near North Montessori School
    Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor The Ancona School
    Please email Amy Johnson at amy@npnparents.org with any questions.

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    23 users have RSVPed, including

    • Member61080
    • Member62190
    • Member54312
    • Member55971
    • Member62802

  • Mar 24, 2022 12:45 AM      03:00 AM

    It’s a night to be supported, to ask questions and share resources, and to be with other parents who get what it’s like to deal with special challenges for their kids. Parents of kids with all types of developmental differences welcome (sensory processing disorder, autism, ADD/ADHD, PDD-NOS, mixed receptive-expressive language disorder, Down syndrome, physical disabilities, medical issues, etc.). Parents/family only, please (no therapists, students or business owners).
    The Zoom link will be sent out about 2 hours before the meeting.

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    19 users have RSVPed, including

    • NPN Laura
    • Member57387
    • Polina
    • Member56946
    • Amanda HC

  • Sep 01, 2021 05:15 PM      06:00 PM

    Are you a new mom with a baby 0-6 months old (or about that age)? If so, this is the group for you! NPN program manager, Tareema, is coordinating these video chats for moms to connect and talk about sleep, feeding, all of the unique challenges and joys you face as new moms. 
    NPN New Moms Groups meet every Wednesday from 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM via Zoom.  We encourage you to attend every week!
    These chats are for NPN members only. Please login to RSVP for free.  You will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link immediately after registering. Not a member of NPN? Join now and enjoy everything NPN has to offer!
    Thank you to our New Moms Group presenting sponsor, Erikson Institute. NPN is proud to share information about Erikson Institute's Fussy Baby Network:
    The Fussy Baby Network offers a range of parent support services around crying, sleeping, and feeding issues for babies and toddlers up to age 3. We provide free phone support through our warmline, staffed by our warm and caring family/infant specialists. We also offer free virtual home visits to families no matter where they live. Finally, we provide support groups for parents to talk together about the challenges they face and how they cope. All of our services are available in English and Spanish.

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    • NPN Amy J.
    • Sarah4097

  • May 21, 2021 05:00 PM      05:45 PM

    Starting preschool is a big deal for both parents and children. From separation anxiety to making new friends to learning new skills, there is a lot to consider and prepare for. Take this opportunity to learn from experts about how to make this a smooth and happy transition for everyone in your family.
    In this intimate live discussion, preschool experts will discuss how to prepare for the first day of preschool and beyond, how to handle separation anxiety and some things parents and children can look forward to during these special years
    You will walk away from this discussion with the following:
    1. How to prepare your child for preschool
    2. How to handle separation anxiety on the first day and beyond
    3. What to expect on the first day
    Plus our experts will help you prepare yourself for the first day too, and there will be time for Q & A at the end!  Our preschool panel consists of:
    Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph School
    Ancona School
    Lycée Français de Chicago
    Park West Co-Op Nursery School
    Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph School
    Email Meredith Marzano at mmarzano@npnparents.org with questions.

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    • Member 41937
    • Member60714
    • Member58168
    • Member55821
    • Member55839

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