• 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.

Pumpkin Decorating with Kids

family fun-traditions

Holidays are so much more fun with kids.  I couldn't wait to decorate pumpkins with Kate this year because, at 4-years-old, she's at the perfect age for this fun no-carving pumpkin DIY. Rather than carving the pumpkins (hello, little fingers!), I thought it would be much more fun to paint…

Read the full article...

RoundUp: 22 Most Creative Halloween #Boxtume Ideas

#gno information!crafts#gno featuredfamily fun

It’s Halloween! Are you still struggling to come up with fun, easy, but cheap costume ideas? No worries - we’ve got you covered with some of the BOXTUME ideas ever. What are boxtumes you say?  They simply are Halloween costumes made out of an Amazon Smile box. Surely, you…

Read the full article...

Fall Party Traditions If You Don’t Celebrate Halloween

entertainment & parties

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…

Read the full article...

Halloween: How to Plan Your Halloween Activities Around Weather

family funfamily fun-traditions

Halloween is just around the corner and whether it will be a scary holiday may depend more on the weather forecast than your costume. If you're planning an evening of outdoor activities, beware of Mother Nature's bag of tricks. Instead of letting the weather forecast scare off your Halloween…

Read the full article...

Family Fun: Celebrating Halloween in Your Neighborhood

family funactivities

Fall brings with it so many fun holidays and when my daughter was little, we loved to celebrate them all. During each holiday, I always tried to find an activity we can do together that would focus on giving to others. This Halloween, "boo-ing" our neighbors was just the ticket.…

Read the full article...

Celebrations: How To Host a Cooking Birthday Party for Kids

momfamily fun & traditionsfamily funfamily fun-traditions

Celebrations—My daughter was turning five and was starting to show some interest in cooking. I thought this would be a great opportunity to have something other than the usual birthday party with a couple activities and cake (well, we'll still have cake, of course!) The inspiration for this was…

Read the full article...


Web Statistics