You’ve made your list. You’ve checked it twice. Now get shopping! This year, support local businesses and pick a gift from a store near you. Flip through our guide for ideas to get your brains churning.

For the city parents: NPN Gift Membership

Get a super useful and unique gift for all your Chicago parent friends and colleagues (new, seasoned and parents-to-be). Neighborhood Parents Network is the largest organized parent community in Chicago and has been for over 35 years! A family membership gives access to their unmatched discussion forum, preschool and elementary school search help, parent-recommended childcare options, more than 25+ events per month, access to members-only programming — School Fairs, Parent University, New Moms and Expectant Moms Groups and so much more.


photo: Neighborhood Parents Network


What are you getting your family and friends for the holidays? Let us know in the Comments!

— Maria Chambers