family activities

  1. Exercise & Fitness

    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...
  2. Exercise & Fitness

    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...
  3. Mom & Dad

    One event at a time: Countdown to the end of deployment

    The beginning of deployment is like looking down a long, dark tunnel. You know the light is at the end, but you can't see it. Our...
  4. Crafts

    5 Cute rainy day crafts for kids

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    They say that April showers bring May flowers, but keeping kids busy on rainy spring days is no easy task! Add these cute craft...
  5. Going Green

    4 Fun things to do outdoors to celebrate Earth Day

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    Earth Day is April 22 -- what will you do to celebrate? Head outdoors for a fun Earth Day extravaganza!
  6. Activities for Kids

    5 Fun (and educational) rainy day play ideas

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    It’s said that into every life a little rain must fall... but some months (that’s you, April) seem to dole out more than their fair...
  7. Family Activities

    Family fun for the Kids' Choice Awards

    Watching the Kids' Choice Awards is your child’s equivalent to watching the Oscars. Make a night of it on Saturday, March 23 and...
  8. Family Activities

    Throw a movie night party

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    The glamour, the celebrities, the fun! Bring all the excitement and special flavor of movies from the big screen into your home by...
  9. Crafts

    Make your own movie night tickets

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    Get crafty for family movie night by making your own movie night tickets. Not only is this a fun family activity, but homemade movie...
  10. Family Activities

    6 Simple ways to make Valentine's Day special for the whole family

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    Valentine’s Day isn’t just for school parties or grown-up dinner dates — it can be fun for the whole family. The relationships in...
  11. Arts & Culture

    Our picks for fun, free Family Day activities

    Feb. 18 marks Family Day in several provinces in Canada — a day off from work and school that allows families to have time to simply...
  12. Family Activities

    Valentine's Day traditions to start with your children

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    Even though Valentine's Day is meant for lovers, now that you're a parent, this mushy-gushy holiday has an entirely new meaning....
  13. Family Activities

    Valentine's Day with your children... minus the gifts

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    We've heard it all before about Valentine's Day — it's a holiday for the greeting card companies — but thankfully, kids don't...
  14. School Age Kids

    4 Ways to celebrate Chinese New Year

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    Welcome the coming spring as you celebrate Chinese New Year with the whole family. During this festive holiday, teach your children...
  15. Family Activities

    4 Musicals kids will love

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    Not all touring musicals are appropriate for young kids. Discover four musicals now on tour that will captivate your little one on...
  16. Family Activities

    Get the most out of the museum

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    If you want to introduce your child to art but you’re not sure how to proceed, start here. Discover ways to get the most out of your...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Are your kids ready for skiing?

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    The swish of skis and whoosh of a good run... skiing is a great winter activity for families. But are your kids ready for the slopes?
  18. Family Activities

    10 Facts to share with your kids about the presidential inauguration

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    On January 21, 2013, President Barack H. Obama will be inaugurated in Washington, DC. As you prepare to view this historic event...
  19. Family Activities

    How to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated the third Monday in January in honor of his birthday — January 15. This year, take the...
  20. Mom & Dad

    Get your mama workout on... inside your house!

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    It's raining, it's pouring, your workout's getting boring! If you're a mom who loves to exercise outside, the winter months can be...