I've got a fun fall family event for you to add to your calendar! The Neighborhood Parents Network
(NPN) presents the Strollers First 5K & Festival Sunday, September 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at The Park Level at Lakeshore East (411 E. Benton Place, Chicago).
Proceeds from the event support NPN’s mission to provide families everything they need to navigate parenting in Chicago, including trusted resources like the online discussion forum, child care search, school search tools, expectant and new parent programs, and parent education...
Join us for Chicago’s first ever Strollers in the Front 5K! I love the premise here: combining fitness with family. What a great way to model healthy living (talk about walking the walk!) Sound like a good fit for your family? Here are the details: Saturday Oct. 27th – Packet Pickup Pre-Party at Little Beans... Read more »
Are you a city parent wondering where to send your kiddos to preschool? The Neighborhood Parents Network
(NPN) is your best friend in this often confusing and overwhelming journey. They have a number of resources to help parents navigate the city school selection process. If you are on this search, you have to attend one of their school fairs. This is time well-spent...
If you are a parent in Chicago, you don't need an introduction to NPN (Neighborhood Parents Network)
. You know who they are and all of the resources they offer every Chicago family.
I encourage you to come out and enjoy a morning of family fun, while also supporting NPN and all that they do to make it a joy to raise kids in the city. If you've never been to a Wake Up and Boogie Down event, check it out this year...
What mom couldn’t use a girl’s night out from time to time? Better yet, a girl’s night out that supports other women AND benefits important non-profit and charitable organizations in our community? My new friend Jackie Dorris of Stroller Strides (more on my new-found love for Stroller Strides next week) told me about a great... Read more »
At our house, we’ve found that winter weekend mornings can be . . .. well, kind of boring. Most Saturday and Sundays, we like to lounge around and spend a leisurely morning at home. But sometimes, things don’t turn out like we’ve planned. Usually, the kids just end up feeling stir crazy and we end... Read more »