Parenting

(RE)Connecting with Your Teen on Spring Break

Oaklee’s guest post by Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC Spring break is here and that means family trips. If you’re like many parents, you’ve been busy with your job, your kids’ activities, your partner and your aging parents. It’s easy to forget that you are raising teens, and taking... Read More

Valentine’s Day Memories

It’s not always easy for kids while we like to think of Valentine’s Day as all sweet, candy and roses, I’m sure we all remember days of heartbreaks as well. Remember when, before the politically correct days of every child giving a Valentine to everyone in the class, you... Read More

Getting Along With Teachers

How often have your kids come home complaining of their teachers? “They didn’t call on me and I knew the answer!” or “Why does she always call on me?” Often, our kids are looking for someone else to blame when they don’t understand the work and they really just... Read More

Spring 2017 Resale Events

Just like the the daffodils that will soon be poking through the snow, your kids have been growing all winter. Here are some resale events to help you replace their too-small clothes from last year and find great deals on toys and equipment. For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Spring issue,... Read More