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The Healing Power of the Family Outing

Kathy Radigan | Posted 01.30.2017 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

I love my life as a mom. I really do. But every so often I experience a case of burnout that has me dreaming of getting on a plane, train, or bicycle ...

Disney's Pete's Dragon Movie Night Guide

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 11.28.2016 | Taste
Jacqui Zadik

Thanksgiving has passed and with winter break on the horizon, you may be on the look out for unique ways to spend quality time with family and friends...

The 10 Very Best Small Amusement Parks In America | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.15.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Forget Six Flags, Universal, and, for the time being, any amusement park based on a cartoon mouse—because right now, we proudly...

Panama City Beach: Time for Family Fun!

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.11.2017 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Panama City Beach Bans Alcohol During Spring Break - Time for Family Fun! 2016 is prepped to be a year unlike any other for Panama City Beach. ...

Orlando's 50 Miles of Family Fun

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel
Kiley Smith

A Guide to Orlando Theme Parks, and the Fastest Way to get To and Through Them If you're looking for a vacation spot in the midst of all the actio...

52 Ways to Awaken Your Playful Spirit in 2016

Meredith Sinclair | Posted 01.13.2017 | Parents
Meredith Sinclair

Here are some sure-fire ways to awaken your playful spirit (and your family's), in the coming year. And if I'm wrong, at least you'll all have had a really great time trying.

5 Great Options For Family Entertainment

Dave Austin | Posted 11.07.2016 | Fifty
Dave Austin

Whether you're going to the movies with your grandchildren or taking in a Broadway show with your adult children, Americans 50 and over are finding that family-friendly entertainment is a great way to bond.

Hurry! Plan a Surprise Family Playdate

Joyce Shulman | Posted 07.30.2016 | Parents
Joyce Shulman

August is around the corner. If we aren't careful, we will miss the chance to create Summer 2015 memories. What better way to do that than with a Surprise Family Playdate?

Escape the Room: Open the Door to Wonder

Danny Groner | Posted 07.20.2015 | New York
Danny Groner

For the past year or so, all the rage in big cities is around so-called Escape Rooms, a craze that has hit and is sure to be growing in New York City....

Passing on the Gift of Shared Misery

Kathy Radigan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Years from now, what will they talk about at holiday dinners? What material are we giving them if any one of them wants to become a comic, write their own blog or mommy-dearest tell-all bestseller?

Why Ditching Family Dinner Can Make You a Better Parent

Anne Armstrong | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Anne Armstrong

As you map out your schedule, consider squeezing a couple of 15 minute adventures. You'll not only be building happier, more resilient kids, you'll be smashing that 38.5 minute statistic as you build more joy, creativity an adventure into your life and the life of your child.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

David Kanegis | Posted 03.29.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Something as simple as snow allowed us to use our creativity in ways that weren't everyday occurrences.

6 Ideas for Your August Weekend

Sarah Bowman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

The weekend delivered for LA families -- music outside, parties in an art museum and more!

Can a 15-Inch Hole Save the Game of Golf?

Joseph Satto | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports
Joseph Satto

Golf is hard to learn and impossible to master. Truth be told, I can't quit you, golf. But if participation continues to decline, I may not have a choice.

6 Ideas for the Family This Weekend in LA!

Sarah Bowman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Angelenos can enjoy free Museum Admission at many LA museums this Saturday (1/25), and much more!

6 Kid-Friendly Amusement Parks to Visit in 2014

Claudine Williams | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Claudine Williams

It's not too early to start planning your family's summer vacation, and if you are looking for a little inspiration, I've got you covered....

Hidden Gems in Our Favorite City: Paul Hahn, Wildlife Learning Center

Cathy Weiss | Posted 02.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Are people born with an animal-loving gene? Paul Hahn, co-founder of the Wildlife Learning Center in Sylmar with his partner, David Rihern, thinks we are!

America's Coolest Indoor Water Parks

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Endless summer -- that's the promise of indoor water parks. And with it come surfing contests hundreds of miles from an ocean, waves lapping at pools the size of small lakes, and bright beach towels spread over lounge chairs as snow falls outside the windows.

Ghosts, Goblins and CosPlayers

Gail Nakada | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Tokyo Disneyland is spook central for all things Halloween right now. The decorations, parades, souvenirs, sweets and treats have made this one of the most popular (and profitable) times of the year for the Tokyo Disney Parks. But there's more to it than that.

Andrea Gargotta: 6 Ideas for Preserving Your Summer Memories

Red Room | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta Mama Mia--Where did the summer go? Wasn't it yesterday that I was planning my summer adventures to Carmel and Italy, beginning to ...

31 Days of Family Summertime Fun

Kerri Zane | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Kerri Zane

It's time to amp up your fun quotient. Why? Because August has officially been dubbed "Family Fun Month."

The Question From My Toddler That Became the Blueprint for Our Lives

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

When Katie was little she asked me a question that quickly became our template for a successful day, which -- when added to the next day and the day after that -- makes a successful life: "What are we going to do fun today?"

Indoor Mini Golf, Backyard BBQ In Nation's Capital

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.31.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Summer is mini golf season but when it's sweltering outside, who wants to sweat it out on the (miniature) links? The National Building M...

Family Activities For the Holidays, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 12.07.2015 | Home

Kelly Ripa told me that her family determines their holiday activities based on majority rule when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Kelly's famil...

The Importance of Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

While a good play environment and the right types of toys are important, the participatory role of parents is crucial.