Parenting

Top 6 Tips when finding a Babysitter

Top 6 Tips when finding a babysitter Babysitting services today have changed from the days of ringing the resident babysitter and asking if she was free for the evening. Rising rates and technology have changed the face of babysitting. According to UrbanSitter’s 2019 National Childcare Rate Survey, babysitting can... Read More

7 Tips to Help Your Child Make New Friends

Tips to Help Your Child Make New Friends The average student likely spends more time at school and participating in extracurricular activities with classmates than he or she does at home. In close proximity to so many peers, it may seem like making friends would be a snap. However,... Read More

(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