Toddler Expo

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Arts & DIY

Event Overview

NPN's Annual Chicago Toddler Expo, provides Chicago families with children under the age of 5 with pertinent information on parenting and lifestyle issues. Workshops will not only provide interaction with a professional on their topic of expertise, but also a chance to connect with and learn from other parents. Expo exhibitors will introduce services dedicated to all things toddler!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER (9am–10:30am): Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, author of the bestseller "1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12"

Phelan's award-winning program provides parents, teachers and anyone involved in childcare with straightforward techniques for managing children—toddler age and beyond—without arguing, yelling or spanking. Parents will learn how to control obnoxious behavior and what to do about common toddler behavior issues. The seminar is intended for parents of average children as well as parents of children with special needs. A registered clinical psychologist, Dr. Phelan has worked with children, adults and families for over 35 years and is the author of numerous books, DVDs and audios, including 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 and More 1-2-3 Magic: Encouraging Good Behavior, Independence and Self-Esteem.

Minimum age

All ages welcome

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Neighborhood Parents Network is a non-profit 501(c)3 that connects a diverse community of families with the resources they need to navigate parenting in the city. Expectant, new and seasoned parents come to NPN to find what they need to tackle the everyday challenges of being a Chicago parent. Whether online or in person, NPN makes it easy to find support, must-have information and amazing city events. NPN has been connecting Chicago parents for more than 36 years!