Find parent support, advice & community with NPN

Written by: Laura Baginski

Being a parent is hard. And, let's face it, being a parent in Chicago is even harder.

Not only is it tougher to find a supportive parenting community in an enormous city (good luck breaking into the mommy cliques on the playground!), but Chicago parents also have to contend with the, er, challenging school system in addition to other big-city issues like crime, a high cost of living and insane traffic. Luckily, Chicago is also home to gorgeous parks, fantastic schools, beautiful libraries, tons of family-friendly events and, of course, Neighborhood Parents Network.

NPN was created in 1980 to help make the city smaller and more manageable and supportive for Chicago parents. A 501(c)3 non-profit, NPN helps parents:

But don't just take it from us. Watch the video above to find out why these four NPN members, Tiffany Norwood, Teresa Hjerpe, Marietta Coles and Sharmila Rao Thakker, love NPN and the community they've found via our network. 

Join NPN and find your own community today!

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Posted on May 05, 2016 at 10:50 AM