family bonding

  1. How-Tos

    Safety tips for boating with kids

    Summer is boating season, and parents do not have to miss out on the fun, whether the trip is hours or days long. Here’s how to keep...
  2. Family Fun

    Real moms share: What was the last family activity you did?

    Looking for some fun family activities that won't break the bank? Here, 10 moms give us the inside scoop on the last activity they...
  3. Family Fun

    50 Awesome free family activities to try this weekend

    Looking for free family activities to do this weekend? Print out our summer fun guide and start making some memories.
  4. Living

    How to make family meals happier

    Between Little League games, piano lessons and late nights at the office, it isn't always easy to gather the family for dinner. And...
  5. Family Fun

    Games that older and younger siblings can play together

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    Dr. Fran Walfish, Beverly Hills child-and-family psychotherapist and author of The Self-Aware Parent , says a certain amount of...
  6. Family Fun

    5 Outdoor games for family fun

    Celebrate the arrival of spring by getting the family together for some outdoor playtime!
  7. Entertainment

    Parenting tips for working moms

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    More moms than ever are working these days. And unfortunately, working takes you away from your family and can lead to feelings of...
  8. Family Fun

    Summer gardening tips for families

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    Summer gardening is a fun, engaging activity that helps families make a connection to the natural world around them.
  9. Family Fun

    6 Ways to bring your family closer together

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    Whether your kids are young and living at home, away at college or with families of their own, it is important to stay connected....
  10. 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...
  11. Family Fun

    Family game night essentials

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    Family game night is an excellent opportunity to put down the cell phones, turn off the computer and video games, and gather the...
  12. 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...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Taye Diggs dishes on the importance of breakfast — and being a dad

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    You may know him best as that smoldering hottie on Private Practice, but Taye Diggs is so much more than an on-screen doctor. With...
  14. Family Fun

    Spring break: Create lasting memories on a family vacation

    It's spring break time and many families are heading out of town on vacation. When it comes to family travel, what matters the most...
  15. Living

    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...
  16. Family Fun

    DIY games for family game night

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    You don't have to drop a bundle on board games when you use what you have around the house to stir up some family fun. From homemade...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Creative ways to put your cell phone on lockdown

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    Does texting trump talking at your dinner table? Does your teen spend more quality time with his smartphone than you? Are you even...
  18. Cooking & Entertaining

    Food resolutions for the whole family

    With the new year approaching, it's time to start thinking of our New Year's resolutions. Why not involve the whole family this time...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Out of touch with your child?

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    Your kids may be your pride and joy but that doesn’t mean they are just like you. In fact, a lot of parents struggle to find...
  20. Family Fun

    The family that plays together stays together

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    Plan a weekly party that centers around games and activities selected so that all ages can participate and share in the fun!