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Family bonding happens naturally, but it can also be strengthened with just a bit of effort. Communication and group activities can help your family bond. In this section you'll find information and tips for strengthening your family's ties.

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10 Small Volunteer Acts You Can Teach Your Child Now

Parents want to instill character and compassion in their children, but how can they teach kids such values when they're so busy themselves? Here are 10 simple volunteer acts that will help make them better people.


10 Forts to Build With Kids

10 Forts to Build With Kids

Forts are fun for kids and adults. See 10 forts to build with kids to create the ultimate play experience. See more »

Quiz: Volunteering With Your Kids

Quiz: Volunteering With Your Kids

Volunteering with your kids can teach them compassion and selflessness. Test your knowledge of volunteering with your kids with this quiz. See more »

10 Kid-friendly Places to Volunteer

10 Kid-friendly Places to Volunteer

What are some kid-friendly places to volunteer as a family? Learn about ten kid-friendly places to volunteer at HowStuffWorks Family. See more »

5 Volunteer Family Vacations

5 Volunteer Family Vacations

What can you do for a volunteer family vacation? Learn about five volunteer family vacations at HowStuffWorks Family. See more »

10 Small Volunteer Acts You Can Teach Your Child Now

10 Small Volunteer Acts You Can Teach Your Child Now

What small volunteer acts can you teach your child now? Learn about ten small volunteer acts for any age. See more »

How can you bring communication into the picture with stepfamilies?

How can you bring communication into the picture with stepfamilies? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how to bring communication into the picture with stepfamilies. See more »

Top 10 Famous and Fabulous Sister Acts

Top 10 Famous and Fabulous Sister Acts

Sisters can be very tight -- but they can also be competitive. What happens when fame is involved? Learn about 10 famous and fabulous sister acts. See more »

Quiz: Are you a helicopter parent?

Quiz: Are you a helicopter parent?

re you a helicopter parent? It can backfire if you're not careful. Take this quiz and find out more about helicopter parenting. See more »

Quiz: Are you embarrassing your tween?

Quiz: Are you embarrassing your tween?

Are you embarrassing your tween? Take this quiz to see what you could be doing to embarrass your tween. See more »

Quiz: Does your parent image need an overhaul?

Quiz: Does your parent image need an overhaul?

parental images sometimes need an overall. Take this Quiz to find out. See more »