Posts from: July 2019

NPN members save 15% off treatment fee at Love My Smile

 

*PARENT PERK BY LOVE MY SMILE*

Looking for a reason to smile? Love My Smile is a brand new orthodontic office offering braces and clear aligners to patients of all ages. Our flexible treatment options and affordable financial arrangements are individually suited to your personal needs and goals. Crowding, spacing, discomfort? Overbites, open bites, underbites? Just don’t love your smile? We can take care of all of it.

Dr. Kitt Stevens uses the latest technology in a state-of-t...

Posted on July 30, 2019 at 7:00 AM

NPN members save 50% on registration & first month's tuition at Children's Lighthouse

*PARENT PERK BY CHILDREN'S LIGHTHOUSE*

Children's Lighthouse North Center is dedicated to providing educational childcare to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Our mission is to nurture the development of each child's full potential—intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically—in an atmosphere of safety and trust. Each member of our professional and highly trained staff is committed to standards of excellence in all aspects of educational childcare. Our secure facility is open ...

Posted on July 23, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Family-friendly summer bike rides in Chicago

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels

Family biking in Chicago and the surrounding areas is fun, healthy, inexpensive and earth-friendly. You just have to know the rules of the road, and have a few family-friendly destinations in mind.

Step 1: Start small
Air up tires and adjust helmets so they are level to the ground, and won’t move around when your child shakes her head yes or no. To warm up, ride around the block or in a paved park or schoolyard. Try riding to a favorite park that i...

Posted on July 17, 2019 at 3:46 PM by Lesley Tweedie

NPN members pay no application fee at British International School SL

*PARENT PERK BY BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SOUTH LOOP*

The British International School of Chicago, South Loop offers a personalized and truly international approach to learning for students aged 3 - 18 years, developing lifelong learners and determined problem-solvers who are prepared to be leaders in the 21st century. Your child is supported to achieve more than they ever thought possible in our vibrant, inclusive, international community that represents more than 30 countries.

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Posted on July 09, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Encouraging a love of writing in a world of emojis

In a world dominated by likes and emojis, how do you encourage a love of writing in your kids? My traditional, British self has been pondering just this question.

Writing provides the means for children to communicate and to express themselves. There are many ways to help your child feel not only the empowerment that comes from writing but the fun that can come with it, too—at any age.

The very young

A child is never too young to embark upon their writing journey. To set the foun...

Posted on July 08, 2019 at 11:51 AM by Fiona Royer