Posts from: September 2015

Busy moms are already on trend for fall

Good news: Comfortable clothes and shoes (i.e., what you wear all the time) are in fashion for fall! Here are four ways to update your everday outfits for the season.

1. Wear sneakers with everything.
Lucky for those us who like to be comfortable—so all of us—sneakers are trending right now. You can even pair them with a dress and look chic. Just make sure to choose a pair that aren’t cross trainers meant for the gym. This pair or this pair are good go-tos.

2. Pick up some “...

Posted on September 04, 2015 at 9:15 AM by Alyssa Doorhy

Trending on NPN's discussion forum: up-and-coming schools


Let's say you can't afford the real estate surrounding Waters, Bell, Blaine and other star schools in the CPS universe. Hitching a ride on a rising-star school in a less-expensive neighborhood could have you sitting pretty in a few years when the school realizes its potential. 

But which are the up-and-coming schools in the CPS system? That's a matter for debate, and our members are hashing it out right now on our main discussion forum. Jump in on the conversation and have y...

Posted on September 03, 2015 at 12:45 PM by Laura Baginski

15% off membership @ Bubbles Academy!

For families with young children—from a newborn baby to an active preschooler—Bubbles Academy is your destination for one-of-a-kind early learning experiences! Its team guides children’s development through imaginative, social, art and play-based programs.

Bubbles offers two new membership tracks to support your child's development:

Meeting Milestones: Music, Core Development, Creative Movement and Art for 0-18 months

Preparing for Preschool: 3-step Gentle Separation Pres...

Posted on September 01, 2015 at 7:00 AM by Ellie Ander