All posts by Bob Cushman

Friday Fun Five August 19 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Fridays on the Green... Read More

Ample Family Fun in Sandwich

Every year since 1888 the Sandwich Fair takes place at the beautiful Sandwich Fairgrounds. Starting Wednesday September 7th thru Sunday September 11th the Sandwich Fair in Sandwich Illinois has something for everyone. Carnival Rides, classic fair foods, loads of entertainment , livestock judging, Commercial exhibits, culinary... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 12 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Hinkley Fest – Park... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 5 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Car Show – Elk... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 29 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Country Farm Fair –... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 22 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Mount Prospect Downtown Block... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 15 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Fridays on the Green... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 8 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Antioch’s Taste of Summer... Read More

Kane County Fair

A celebration of community, family and 4-H Make room for fun and happy memories at the Kane County Fair on Wednesday, July 20 through Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, IL. The Kane County Fair is one of the oldest... Read More

Midyear Recall Updates

Not only is summer officially underway but also we are halfway through the year! We want to keep you posted on some of the largest recalls of 2016 so far, which are listed below. For a full list of recalls, visit CPSC.gov/recalls. To keep up with... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 1 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Freedom Four 4-Mile Run... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 24 2016

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 July/August Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Greek Fest at St.... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 17 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       PrairieFest – Oswegoland Park... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 10 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Salute to Freedom –... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 3 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Oswego Country Market Sundays... Read More

Friday Fun Five May 27 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Sea Lion Aquatic Park... Read More

Friday Fun Five May 20 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Train Extravaganza Weekend –... Read More

Friday Fun Five May 13 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Peter Pan and Wendy... Read More

Visit Lake Geneva

Wisconsin is just a short drive from Chicago, but it’s truly a great escape from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. Oaklee’s recently visited the Lake Geneva area and came up with five (although there are many more) reasons to take your family there... Read More

Friday Fun Five May 6 2016

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 May/June Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Cardboard Regatta Boat Building... Read More

Kiddie Academy – Community Begins Here

Kids find happiness. Parents find peace of mind. As a parent, you see your child growing every day—perhaps too fast. And we’re not talking about height markers on door frames. At Kiddie Academy® we never take a single moment of your child’s growth potential for granted.... Read More

Friday Fun Five April 29 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Kite Fly Fun with... Read More

4 Tips to Keep Kids Stress-Free During Testing

Standardized testing season is upon us and it can be an extremely stressful time for students Luckily, both teachers and parents can help them effectively manage their stress, while still being proactive and keeping their performance high. No one knows the stress that kids face better... Read More

Mother’s Day Safety Resources

Oaklee’s guest post by Laura Nikolovska, Program Director for Kids In Danger, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to improving children’s product safety. Moms are amazing and do so much for their children. This Mother’s Day, we want to repay the favor and do something special for them. Staying... Read More

Stories from Our Mothers Become Our Greatest Gifts

“We Talk to You Because We Love You” Stories from Our Mothers Become Our Greatest Gifts By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D. & Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. The Yupik, an indigenous people of Alaska, had the tradition of passing down wisdom fromelders to the young. They called these... Read More

Friday Fun Five April 22 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Earth Day Festival 2016 April... Read More

Friday Fun Five April 15 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Fun Run in Color April... Read More

Friday Fun Five April 1 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Chicago Wolves Marvel Super Hero... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 25 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Laser Tag Lock-In at Adventure... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 18 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Flashlight Egg Hunt March 18... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 11 2016

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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!     Naper Settlement Maple Sugaring Spring... Read More