Category: All About NPN

Social Snapshot Winter Giveaway

Did you catch our new Social Snapshot spread in the latest issue of the Parent to Parent newsletter? Its the spot for connecting with families through our NPN Blog, Facebook, and Twitter!

NPN is running a special Winter Giveaway Promotion, now through December 25. Comment below, or tell us on Facebook or Twitter about a new or established family tradition you will enjoy this holiday season. One lucky winner will be selected to win a family 4-pack to Feld Entertainment's Disney On Ice p...

Posted on December 09, 2011 at 7:00 AM by Melanie Schlachter

New PSN & NPN Events for South Side Families

NPN and Hyde Park Parent Support Network (PSN) are joining forces to bring more parent programming to South Side families!

The Hyde Park Parent Support Network and Neighborhood Parent Network jointly present our 1st event – Friends and Family CPR class at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) Monday December 12th – 7-9pm.  CPR is such a critical skill set for parents, family members, and caregivers.  And for many parents, if it has been a year since you had it last, consider this...

Posted on December 05, 2011 at 8:00 AM by Megan Marshall

NPN's Upcoming Events

NPN is bustling with great events to try with or without the little ones. In case your email is exploding, here are a few you won't want to miss!



Join NPN for a free Spanish Play Date at Language Stars in Lincoln Park on Wednesday, December 7th. The Spanish Play Date will be taught by a dynamic native-speaking educator. During the Play Date the children will be immersed 100% in the language in the context of engaging games, songs, arts & crafts, treasure hunts, and more! T...

Posted on December 02, 2011 at 6:30 AM by Melanie Schlachter

Get to Know the NPN Westtown Neighborhood Group

The NPN Neighborhood groups are a great way to make new friends, find playdates for your little ones and discover new resources.

Marcie Wolbeck leads the Westtown Neighborhood Group and plans fun get-togethers every month!  Join her at one (or all) of the upcoming events, including the Pump it Playdate on Nov 29, Kid City on Dec 5 and the Kookaburra event on Dec 14.

We asked Marcie a few questions to help you get to know her and the group.  You can always reach out to her directly ...

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 7:30 AM by Amy Johnson

Get to Know the NPN Portage Park & Old Irving Parg Group - Part 2

The NPN Neighborhood groups are a great way to make new friends, find playdates for your little ones and discover new resources.

The Old Irving Park-Portage Park Neighborhood Group covers two distinct neighborhoods. Last week we put the spotlight on Lisa, one of the volunteers of the group who lives in Portage Park.   We turn our attention this week to the the husband and wife volunteer team of Cyrus and Katie Clausen who live in Old Irving Park.   Together, these volunteers plan fun g...

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 9:35 AM by Amy Johnson

Get to Know the NPN Portage Park & Old Irving Park Neighborhood Group

The NPN Neighborhood groups are a great way to make new friends, find playdates for your little ones and discover new resources.  Three amazing volunteers, Lisa Falconer along with Cyrus and Katie Clausen, lead the Old Irving Park – Portage Park Neighborhood Group and plan fun get-togethers every month!  Join them at their upcoming event on Nov 19 for a baking class the whole family will enjoy!

We asked Lisa a few questions to help you get to know her and the group.  You can always rea...

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 9:15 AM by Amy Johnson

NPN's Upcoming Events

NPN is bustling with great events to try with or without the little ones. In case your email is exploding, here are a few you won't want to miss!

* NPN is hosting a pajama party at Goodnight Moon the Musical at Victory Gardens. RSVP by calling the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater at 773-871-3000. Mention discount code GOODNIGHT and purchase tickets for the Saturday, November 12th, 3:00 pm show. Great for ages 2-6.  

 

* Need a night out? Date night? Or just catching up with fri...

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 1:00 PM by Melanie Schlachter

Fresh from the Forum: Thank You! Love, NPN

NPN's discussion forums are chock-full of millions of posts on topics ranging from ant problems to play groups!

Recently, one of our members started a post on the reasons they'd like to thank NPN. From fixing ant problems and salon recommendations, to meeting great parents, finding amazing nannies, and advice on topics across the board, people weighed in on what NPN means to them.

The NPN team wants to take a moment to thank YOU, our members, for helping NPN to work, grow, and supp...

Posted on November 04, 2011 at 6:45 AM by Melanie Schlachter

Quick & Easy NPN Tips – Forum Updates, TOCK FREE Subscription, & More

We know how busy parents are so here are a few ways to save time, money, and keep up with the buzz on the NPN Discussion Forum!

Visit your NPN My Account page for these easy updates (Log into NPN & Click on My Account at the top of any page):

(1) Get your morning Discussion Forum update email with your coffee! Get an email in the morning only when your posts have activity:

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__ Yes! Send me emails when my Forum Discussions are buzzing.

(2) Get your FREE Subscript...

Posted on November 02, 2011 at 12:10 PM by Sarah Cobb

Get to Know the NPN Andersonville Group!


The NPN Neighborhood groups are a great way to make new friends, find playdates for your little ones and discover new resources. Two amazing volunteers, Robin Brannigan and Diane Ben-Avraham, lead the  Andersonville neighborhood group and plan fun get-togethers every month!  Join them at one (or all) of their upcoming events in November!  Take your pick from a playdate at the Swedish American Museum on Nov 10, Perpetual Motion bootcamp on Nov 12 or for a free Signing Time Class on Nov ...

Posted on November 01, 2011 at 12:30 PM by Amy Johnson