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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 - FamilyCorner.com

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 - FamilyCorner.com

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 […]

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 […]

Family Night: How to Play Snap

February 12th, 2013 posted by Karen Butterworth

Here’s a fun game to play during your next family night. A great, and gentler, alternative to Slapjack, everyone is sure to enjoy it! Number of Players: 3 to 8. […]

Teaching Kids to Make A Difference In The World

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sally Sacks

by Sally Sacks Look at the adult who feels that they are 50 or so years old, and haven’t done anything in their life that really matters. Many children grow […]

Finding Family Time

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

When you pick up any magazine, it’s easy to find an abundance of articles to help you organize your life. Most offer tips for cleaning out the closets, shuffling the […]

Valentine’s Games from the Past

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

The year is 1928, and the good hostess is planning a Valentine’s Party for her friends and family. “The Farmer’s Wife”, a popular magazine of the day was ready to […]

Frugal Entertainment for the Whole Family

February 12th, 2013 posted by Fisher Swanson

There are plenty of ways to entertain your family without the high price tag. You don’t have to visit amusement parks, pay an arm and a leg at the movies, […]

10 Easy Ways To Improve Your Family Photographs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Colleen Moulding

Do you always seem to end up with one child with a goofy smile and another with their eyes closed? Here are some great tips on getting great family photographs […]

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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 […]