Jessica Fisher

Family Holiday Parties Made Simple

Deck those home halls without all the stress. Conquer chaos and enjoy a simpler season with these family holiday party ideas for decor, shopping, food and loads more.

Make Cleaning Fun for Little Kids

Discover four pick-up tricks that might inspire your children to clean and tidy their toys and stuff around the house.

The Perfect Moms Night Out

Having fun isn't just for the kids: Moms need time with their girlfriends, too. Here are some ideas for an awesome moms night out with your besties.

Family Alternatives to Watching TV for Screen Free Week (or Whenever)

Whether it's during the April holiday or any time of year, bust out the books, get outside or pop in the kitchen. Here are fun ideas for parents and kids.

Make Your Own Pretzels With this Family Friendly Recipe

Using a basic bread recipe (or frozen dough) and a bit of shaping and baking skill, parents and kids can create tasty salty snacks right at home.

Freezer Cooking Tips and Recipes for Busy Families

Tired of scrambling to prep dinner? Take heart, mom and dad: The pre-made batch cooking technique has matured. Get advice and ideas here!

Afterschool Family Fun

Liven up the evening for kids and parents alike with these 10 fun activities to do together.

Date Night on a Dime

In tight times, parents need a special evening together all the more. Here's how - cheap!
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