Family Fun

How-to: Halloween Face Painting for Kids

Top of your child's Halloween costume with these face paint instructions for a pretty pink kitty cat or scary skeleton!

Kids Halloween Costumes

From spooky to oh-so-sweet, this batch of costumed cuties is all ready for Halloween!

I Love Cedar Point!

Taking my kids to a place I loved as a child brings up so many emotions.

I Hate Packing for Summer Trips

I love being on vacation. It's the family preparations that are no fun at all!

Little Passports

Get the world delivered to your family's door with this fun and educational mail subscription.

Rock On, Mom: Paula Messner of Candy Band

The Royal Oak mom of two combines chords and kids as a member of one of the very first 'mom bands' around.

Pimp Your Flip-Flops

Bling it up: Transform your kids' plain old beach footwear for some serious (and cheap!) summer stylin'.

Tips for Taking Kids on a Summer Sail

Here's what parents should know if you're planning on taking a boating adventure in Michigan.

Making Family Hiking More Fun and Educational

Explore these eight ideas for making the most of an outdoors trek with your kids, sure to capture (and hold) their attention!

Vacationing with Teens

Get tips for planning a trip that will stop kids' grumbling and get them geeked about spending family time away.

How to Get a Passport for Your Child

Don't delay! Here are nine steps parents should follow to secure kids' passports in time for vacations and traveling.

I Love Family Vacations

If Mom isn't happy, NOBODY's happy. Maybe that's why going on vacations is so good for the whole family - I'm happy and relaxed!