Posts from: September 2014

NPN Perk Discount! Disney on Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Opens THIS WEEK!

NPN Perk Discount! Save $5 on Adult tickets!*

Opening THIS WEEK! Don't miss out on a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail when Disney on Ice presents Princesses & Heroes comes to the United Center on September 10-14, 2014. Tickets start at just $13 and now is your chance to Save $5 on Adult tickets for select performances*.

Also take advantage of Free Parking at all official United Center parking lots! Use the passcode 'GOOFY' and save on your tickets today!


Posted on September 09, 2014 at 6:29 AM by Ellie Ander

School Search Kickoff!

Whether it’s the first cool and rainy day with a hint of autumn, the end of Shark Week or the last falling star in the summer sky that trips your awareness, “back to school” time is here! For most of us as parents there is a bittersweet feeling to summer’s end.  Embarking on a school search can be an especially anxious time. Where should I begin? How will I know which is “the best” school? What if s/he doesn’t get in? I offer you the following tips:

Reflect on your own education.  What...

Posted on September 05, 2014 at 7:00 AM by Katy Buoscio

Skills Learned at Camp Prepare Children for School

As summer winds down, families adapt to another school year. During this time of anticipation and preparation, parents may enjoy taking a moment to reflect on the growth and development that has occurred in their children over the summer. For children who have attended a great camp, parents notice a multitude of skills learned over the summer.  Camp becomes a bridge between school years that keeps children on the path of learning and paves the way for success.

Campers develop a g...

Posted on September 04, 2014 at 5:00 AM by Lani Gerszonovicz

How to Find and Keep Your Rock Star Nanny!

As a Placement Provider for Olive.You.Nanny, I am constantly putting the puzzle pieces together to find compatible matches for families and nannies. I have found there to be some key questions that need to be asked during the interview process to ensure a happy and compatible match is made for both the nanny and family involved. If you can find someone who naturally aligns with your parenting style, family values, and worldview while clicking personality wise, then you are on a good path to n...

Posted on September 03, 2014 at 7:30 AM by Sarah Davis