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  • Welcome to our Family Fun section. Enjoy ideas, tips, and stories on family activities, holidays, special occasions, traditions, and ways to get active and strengthen family relationships. This list shares our most popular posts, or scroll down for the latest.

5 Fun Ideas to Get Together with Friends this Fall

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  Do you live in a fun neighborhood? We sure do. Our street has about 20 houses and 36 kids, and through the years we have had some fun neighborhood parties. However, when fall and winter roll around we all seem to get busy with kids’ schedules and the upcoming holiday…

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Fall Party Traditions If You Don’t Celebrate Halloween

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I grew up in a family that did not celebrate Halloween. My parents never bent on that rule, but mom made it an extra special night for my brother and I every year. We were never allowed into their bedroom to watch television, but on Halloween, we were not only…

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10 Springtime Family Activities

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Spring is around the corner and my first impulse is to run outside and enjoy the weather! This is one of the reasons why it is the perfect season for springtime family activities.  As winter ends, every member of the family is restless.  Harnessing that energy for family togetherness…

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Family Fun: Making Homemade Ice Cream

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Family Fun—You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! There are few things better than a sweet cool treat on a hot summer day as the sun beats down. Making ice cream is not only a great treat but also a fun activity for the family.…

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Back to School: Starting School Party Ideas

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Starting kindergarten for the first time can be equal parts exciting and daunting—for both the student-to-be and for mom. There are many strategies to make the transition easier, but what could be more fun than a “starting school” party? A fun twist on a back to school themed celebration, it…

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Back to School Party Ideas for Any Age

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Is there a more fun way to mark the beginning of the school year than with a back to school party? From kindergarten to elementary school to middle and high school, here are some simple ways to make a celebration appropriate for just about any age. Back to School…

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