Posts from: July 2020
Looking for a special gift or just a treat for yourself? Check out this list of Black-owned businesses in the city (many of which offer delivery or curbside pickup), where you can get everything from cocktail-themed artisan soaps to kids' toys.
Food & Drink
Batter & Berries: Breakfast/brunch/lunch spot in Lincoln Park
Berry Berry Sweets: Cakes, cupcakes and cake pop caterer
Bettie Lou’s: American cuisine in Andersonville
Brown Sugar Bakery: Cakes and cupcakes in Ch...Posted on July 28, 2020 at 1:43 PM
*PARENT PERK BY LADYBUG & FRIENDS DAYCARE AND PRESCHOOL*
Ladybug & Friends Daycare and Preschool is proud to offer a safe, loving environment with unique learning activities. Guided by our fun friends like Mia the Ladybug, children don’t just stay engaged – they thrive!
Our approach: Our approach is simple: Nutrition, Rest and Respect. We believe when children receive proper nutrition, rest and interact respectfully with teachers and peers, their ability to engage in play a...Posted on July 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM
*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 op...Posted on July 21, 2020 at 7:00 AM
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As the new school year approaches amid the Covid pandemic, we all find ourselves approaching it with a heightened sense of apprehension with a new normal of social interaction. The previous school year concluded with distance learning and parents temporarily thrust into educator roles and many are anxiously wondering what will happen this fall. It’s impossible to know what the future holds, and with no clear roadmap, parents who have been managi...Posted on July 15, 2020 at 10:55 AM
*PARENT PERK BY BRICK LOOT*
Brick Loot, a family-run company, is dedicated to toy brick enthusiasts of all ages. We specialize in unique monthly subscription boxes, custom LED lighting kits for LEGO sets, custom LEGO sets, custom brick sets, and custom LEGO mini-figures for individuals and corporations.
Brick Loot Box subscribers receive a Brick Loot Box every month filled with 4-8 items – each month’s theme and contents inside are a surprise! Included in every box are unique and e...Posted on July 14, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Even in the best of times, being great at both parenting and partnership requires deft maneuvering. Throw in a global pandemic, and many of the struggles two-parent households are experiencing shine in glaringly bright light.
But it’s possible this time could forever redefine our roles in the home and our relationships with our partners. Simply put, sheltering-in-place together has answered the question around what we do in a day. We’ve always juggled a lot but there’s less curiosity ...Posted on July 13, 2020 at 1:15 PM