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Is your child regularly turning the living room into a stage? Or maybe your little one just loves belting out the hits in the car, or making up their own jingles? […]

Creating Family Fun Nights

Creating Family Fun Nights

September 3rd, 2013 posted by Leah Blomberg

When families are able to spend time together they are creating a special bond, providing a safe and loving environment, and create lasting memories that they will cherish for years […]

15 Fall Activities Your Kids Will Love

15 Fall Activities Your Kids Will Love

August 20th, 2013 posted by Cindy Rowe

  Crisp mornings, sunny afternoons and cozy nights. What’s not to love about fall? It’s hard to believe that fall is on our doorsteps! Keep up the family togetherness from […]

10 Tips for a Successful Family Picnic -

10 Tips for a Successful Family Picnic

July 17th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

The summer picnic is a time honored way of bringing family and friends together with delicious food and the great outdoors. Whether it’s a romantic picnic for two or a […]

Hosting House Guests 101 - 12 tips for being a great host to family and friends -

Hosting House Guests 101

May 27th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Kathy Bertone Your brother and his family will be coming to town for your niece’s wedding and needs a place to stay. Your mother-in-law wants to come see her […]

A Visit to the Little League Baseball Museum

February 12th, 2013 posted by Bob Carter

WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA, USA – There’s always excitement in the air when a field of dreams is filled with sounds of baseball. The crisp crack of the bat sends a crowd […]

Life After Television: Teaching Our Children to Play Again

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Workman

Studies have made the news again regarding television and our children. What are they saying? Too much television is not good for our kids. The very presence of a television […]

Achieving Balance in Your Family

February 12th, 2013 posted by Katie Basson

In today’s world, there are many demands placed on our time. As parents, it can be overwhelming to try to juggle work, school, social, and civic obligations. Add to this […]

Make a Splash in the Dells!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Who says you have to wait for hot summer days to enjoy the thrill of soaring down an exciting water slide! Well, that’s certainly not the case in Wisconsin Dells, […]

Balancing Youth Sports and Family Life

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brooke de Lench

By Brooke de Lench Raising sports active kids is difficult, perhaps more today than ever before. Parents feel pressure to help their kids succeed. They want to keep up with […]

Managing Your Family

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

You’ve probably heard all the names: Domestic Engineer, Household Technician, Housewife, and SAHM (Stay At Home Mom.) Personally, I prefer to be called a Family Manager. I first read this […]

Creating a Family Album

February 12th, 2013 posted by Victoria Walker

by Victoria Walker A Family Album is an important keepsake for future generations to learn about their ancestors. It is also a wonderful gift to create and give to another […]

Memory Collage

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Bakeware Set for Kids (5-pc.) * Free children’s magazines * Free family & parenting magazines * Free newsletters for kids &their parents We all want to teach our children that […]

Enjoying the Movies Without Breaking the Bank

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro & Marybeth Henry Is one of your favorite forms of entertainment the movies? We love them, too, but what a drain on your pocketbook! Try some of […]

Pizza Party

February 12th, 2013 posted by Betsy Gartrell-Judd

No matter how you slice it, pizza is practically everyone’s favorite meal and eating it is only half the fun. Most kids love to help put it together, which can […]

Extra Photos? Here’s What To Do!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Can you easily take one or more rolls of film per week? Do you find your self taking several rolls of film at just one special occasion? If this is […]

The Family Meeting

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jacky Martin

Although pubescent children try to distance themselves from family-particularly parents-in their struggle to assert their individuality and independence, they very much want to be part of the household. They want […]

Children’s Museums: A Hands on Learning Adventure

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Once you’ve plucked an apple from its tree, there’s no putting it back on. Or is there? Like hundreds of other youngsters that will pass through children’s museums daily, 2-year-old […]

Families That Dine Together Grow Wise Together

February 12th, 2013 posted by Rondi Hillstrom Davis and Janell Sewall Oakes

by Cookie Curci We’ve all experienced the hectic holiday rush that comes upon us this time of the year. During the holidays, there is shopping, visiting, decorating and merrymaking to […]

The Importance of Hobbies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Rexanne Mancini

by Rexanne Mancini Children who have an avid hobby or interest they are passionate about are more likely to spend their money, when they have their own stash of it, […]

Making a Family Museum Visit Fun for Toddlers, Teens, and In-Betweens

February 12th, 2013 posted by Marilyn Anderson and Patricia Sullivan

By Marilyn Anderson and Patricia Sullivan Museums are places of wonderment, exploration, learning, and fun for the entire family. Just ask Jean L. Sousa, associate director of museum education, The […]

Family Banquet Night

February 12th, 2013 posted by Beth Fisher

Beth Fisher and her family enjoy a banquet night. Below, Beth tells us how she developed this fun evening for her family. This is a new one for us, but […]

Top Ten Reasons to Hold Family Meetings

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dan and Suzanne Bond

By Dan and Suzanne Bond 1. Make stronger connections among individuals and, therefore, creates a closer family. In this very busy world, designating this time every week is one way […]

Family Book Clubs: Creating Good Reading Habits with Our Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jan Finlayson

The economic downturn has us staying at home more often, creating a great opportunity to get reacquainted with reading. With our busy lifestyles, it may seem hard to find the […]

Family Fun Night

February 12th, 2013 posted by Christina Lewis

Can dedicating special family time bring families closer together? Playing games, making crafts, watching movies or doing anything else together could result in a closer knit family. Whether it’s once […]

Welcome To The Jungle: The Rainforest Cafe

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheri Sicard

Scene: Suburban Shopping Mall, USA – the fluorescent lights glare overhead as signs promising “anniversary sale” or “1/2 price today” entice you towards brightly lit shops. The gentle strains of […]

Keeping Family Journals

February 12th, 2013 posted by Doreene Clement

Keeping a journal or diary is not only beneficial to you as an individual, but also to your family. Do you remember the family vacation to Disneyland when you were […]

Family Night: How to Play Doubt It

February 12th, 2013 posted by Karen Butterworth

Here’s a fun game to play during your next family night. Everyone is sure to enjoy this entertaining game of calling your bluff! Number of Players: 3 or more. Cards: […]

When It’s Too Cold for Your Preschooler to Play Outside

February 12th, 2013 posted by FeatureSource

All children love frolicking in the snow. But there comes a time when the temperature makes such excursions unpleasant – even dangerous. “Staying inside on brutal winter days is not […]

Making the Most of Dinnertime: Start When Children are Young

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susan Newman, Ph.D.

By Susan Newman, Ph.D. Picture Norman Rockwell, the classic American painter, alive today and commissioned to paint a scene of our generation’s family dinner. Would it be of paper-wrapped peanut […]

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Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]