Parenting

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

6 Tips for a Healthier Holiday

                With so many festive parties that include desserts, candies, and fat-laden foods, denying your child sweet treats is easier said than done. It’s better to teach your child moderation and how to make healthy choices. Dr. Dyan Hes, Medical Director of... Read More

Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning Solutions

Spring is the time to clean and refresh. Here are two of our favorite go-to non-toxic pantry items that keep the house smelling clean and springtime fresh. All Purpose Cleaner This easy-to-mix, all-purpose cleaner works on most surfaces. It’s great on kitchen countertops and floors to remove sticky fingerprints. It’s... Read More

KID and Dr. Oz talk about Crib Bumper Pads

Oaklee’s guest post by Laura Nikolovska, Program Director for Kids In Danger, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to improving children’s product safety. KID joins the Dr. OZ show to ask: Why are crib bumper pads still for sale? After new research  about the increasing dangers of crib bumper pads thrust the issue into... Read More

5 Steps to Empower Your Tween Girls

The Girl Power Campaign is a fun and powerful way for parents to help girls, particularly tweens, develop a healthy self-image and a successful growth mindset. This campaign was started by a Seattle mailman to help empower his young girls. See the infographic below for five simple steps that parents... Read More