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Things to Do

Our parent members have tons of suggestions on things to do, including beautiful spots for a family bike ride and outings for those all-too-rare date nights. Find more tips and advice in the articles below, or search the discussion forum for up-to-the-minute recos. Looking to expand your parenting community? Check the calendar for NPN events that serve to enlighten or connect our members—and often both! 

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Trip ideas and strategies for a fun family vacation

Featured articles

Best Chicago playgrounds for the potty-training toddler
These are the best Chicago playgrounds for kids who are new to potty training. With fieldhouses nearby, your kids won't have accidents!
Show some love to these Chicago Black-owned businesses
Discover restaurants, salons, boutiques, bakeries, gyms and more Black-owned businesses in Chicago.
Family neighborhood guide to Sauganash
Our family has absolutely fallen in love with Sauganash for so many reasons. Here are just a few.


station wagon?

Apparently today is car day on npn.   We are ready to move on from our minivan. We have a camry hybrid that will last forever as our second car. The minivan has been awesome, but we are no l...

Family Yoga Workshop - February 13th 11:00 - 12:15

Kickoff Super Bowl Sunday with Family Yoga! Sunday, February 13th 11:00am - 12:15pm   Invite the child inside you to spring forth, while nurturing the seed of yoga to grow in your child's cu...

Just For Fun: Friday Night Random Thoughts

Anyone else feeling alone with the internet? Maybe have had a glass of wine/edible? Maybe even one too many?   What are your most random thoughts that have no context anywhere else, but rattle ...

Free music classes for little ones with their grownups

We decided to push the beginning of our winter session music classes back a few weeks because of the COVID surge. To fill in the time before winter session starts on Jan. 23, we're offering some free ...

Anyone planned a bday party at Go Ape?

My kids' 10th bday is coming up in March and I was thinking about renting a passenger van and taking her and some friends here. Do these parties really fill up quickly (they were like you need to book...

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