family activities

  1. K-12

    Encourage your child’s creative writing

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    With homework and busy schedules, how do you make time for writing practice? To truly encourage your kid's creative writing, avoid...
  2. Family Fun

    Adorable fall photos of kids playing in leaves

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    The days are shorter, the air feels a bit cooler — yes, fall is finally here! There’s just something about the changing of the...
  3. Tips & Advice

    5 Fun ways to help your child cope with deployment

    Deployments are hard for everyone in a military family. They are long and lonely for both the parents and the kids. For children of...
  4. Baby

    6 Tips for taking your toddler to the zoo

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    Trips with toddlers have their own set of rules — but with a little planning and the right tips, your family day at the zoo can be...
  5. Travel

    Top 7 places to picnic along the East Coast

    Summer and autumn are good for two things: exploring and eating. By now, the back-to-school madness is here, but that doesn’t mean...
  6. Travel

    Modern-day treasure hunting: A guide to geocaching

    What is geocaching, you ask? It's the hottest new trend in scavenger hunts. It's fun, it's educational and it's an interesting way...
  7. Parenting

    3 Indoor activities for a chilly day

    Don't let cold days get you and your kids down! Just because you're trapped inside doesn't mean you can't have fun. Here are three...
  8. Family Fun

    10 Things that should be on your family bucket list

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    Summer is the perfect time to have a little fun with your family, and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Though it's easy for your...
  9. Birthdays & Celebrations

    5 Fourth of July events beyond the parades

    The parade isn't the only thing to do this Fourth of July. Here are five other ideas to celebrate America the brave's birthday.
  10. Travel

    Travel kits for kids: 15 ideas

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    Most kids love going on vacation, but long car rides can be a bore. Here are some tips on assembling fun and inexpensive travel kits...
  11. Family Fun

    Secrets of super sand castles

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    You've seen the amazing designs before. Perhaps it was in a photo of a sand castle competition or maybe it was in person at a beach...
  12. Family Fun

    What a dad wants

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    What do dads really want this Father’s Day? A glob of clay formed into a coffee mug from their 3-year-old or a day on the...
  13. Children's Health

    Family fitness during the summer months

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    With summer comes more time for family and relaxation, but don't forget to sneak in some fitness too. Enjoy our printable bucket...
  14. Family Fun

    7 Ways to connect with your family this weekend

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    After the hustle and bustle of a busy week, one of the greatest gifts you can give your kids is to spend some time reconnecting over...
  15. Family Fun

    Teaching kids about the meaning of Memorial Day

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    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff of summer. It's also a time when family and friends get together for picnics and...
  16. Family Fun

    Memorial Day staycation ideas

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    Memorial Day is just around the corner. If you're looking for clever — and inexpensive — ideas for ways to spend the...
  17. Parenting

    The Family Issue

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    Family means so many things to so many people. It can be anything from your pet pugs to your hubby to your Great Aunt Gertrude and...
  18. Living

    DIY giant fringe photo props

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    If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to add a special touch to your family portrait session, these oversized fringe props are...
  19. Workouts

    5 Outdoor activities to keep your family happy and healthy

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    Do you find that your family spends more time together watching television than being physically active? According to the Centers...
  20. Workouts

    Burn 3,000 calories in one week doing family activities

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    Our everyday activities can really add up to a lot of burned calories. Learn how you and your family can burn those calories and...