All posts by Bob Cushman

What is school readiness?

All parents are aware of the importance of school readiness. But, what exactly is it? And, how can you prepare your child? Teacher Perspectives on School Readiness In a recent study conducted by Bright Horizons, elementary school teachers shared their views on what they believe to be the most... Read More

Oaklee’s Fun Five July 26, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           Chicago Dogs vs Cleburne Railroaders July... Read More

Oaklee’s Fun Five July 19, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           Chicago Dogs vs Milwaukee Milkmen July... Read More

Oaklee’s Fun Five July 12, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           LEGO City: Report For Duty July... Read More

Family-Friendly Chicago Area Museums

  Whether you’re there to see a specific exhibit or just to escape the heat, museums are a great place to go! It’s nearly impossible to visit a museum and not learn something new. We have so many great museums in and around the Chicagoland area–large and small, international... Read More

Oaklee’s Fun Five July 4, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           Grant Park Music Festival: Independence Day... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 28, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           Chicago Dogs vs Winnipeg Goldeyes –... Read More

Best Fireworks Near Me – July 2019

Nothing says Fourth of July more than a patriotic fireworks display. But you don’t have to wait until Independence Day to enjoy one. Here’s a day-by-day list of where to catch fireworks in the suburbs through July 5 and beyond. Antioch 9:15 p.m. Thursday, July 4, on Main Street.... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 21, 2019

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!           Arlington Heights Frontier Days Festival 2019... Read More