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  • 8 Trick or Treat Alternatives for 2020
    Halloween
    8 Alternatives to Trick or Treating During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    October has arrived, and families have one of the most exciting holidays for kids to look forward to at the end of this month, Halloween! Yes, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, but that also means that families are in need of some n...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 25 classic kids books for Halloween plus 2020 trends
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    The Best Classic Halloween Books, Plus What’s Trending This Year
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Basic Vest Costume Pattern
    This basic vest pattern will be the perfect addition to any child's Halloween costume. ...
  • woman applying halloween makeup on kid
    Holidays
    The Ultimate Guide to Halloween Makeup for Kids
    Halloween is just around the corner and it’s such a fun holiday for many kids, especially those who love dressing up! When getting your kid’s costume in order, the perfect makeup is a must. But watch out—not all Halloween makeup is skin-saf...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Baby Dressed Up In Dog Costume Holding Non Allergy Candy
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    How to Avoid a Halloween Food Allergy Scare
    Halloween is a time filled with spooky fun, but for children with food allergies and their families, there can be a true element of fear surrounding this holiday. Many Halloween candies and treats can be frightening to some families - and for goo...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • kid holding teal pumpkin filled with allergy free candy
    Food
    The Ultimate List of Allergy Friendly Candy
    While Halloween is an exciting holiday, it can also bring about the added stress of needing to check candy ingredients for parents of children with food allergies.  More: The Spookiest Vampire and Witch Names for 2019 There are initiatives suc...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Halloween candy and carved pumpkins
    History of Halloween
    The Spooktacular History of Halloween
    Halloween is not just about dressing up in costumes and asking for candy! It's a holiday steeped in folklore and customs. From carving pumpkins to trick or treating, each ghoulish tradition has its own fascinating tale. And speaking of history, c...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Baby Girl Dressed Up in Witch Halloween Costume Spooky Vampire/Witch Names of 2019
    Baby Names
    The Spookiest Vampire and Witch Names for 2020
    Historically, witches and vampires have had villainous and evil reputations, and rightfully so. But over time, many people have come to love representing their rebellious and magical behaviors by giving a child or pet a mystical or spooky name....
    Miranda Altice
  • kids trunk or treating for Halloween
    Entertainment and Activities
    10 Trunk or Treating Decorating Themes Your Kids Will Love
    Do you have a trunk or treat event coming up? If you’re not familiar with trunk or treating, this has become a popular way for families to set up a contained and safe environment for kids’ trick or treating.  By decorating the backs of their...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • young couple taking baby trick or treating
    Entertainment and Activities
    Is It Okay to Take My Baby Trick or Treating?
    As with any holiday, your child’s first Halloween is almost like a rite of passage. What could be cuter than a tiny little baby in an adorable costume? It is the perfect picture opportunity and excuse to show your precious little one off to the...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Food Costumes
    Stuffed Green Olive Costume
    Stuffed Green Olive CostumeTime: 15 minutes Effort: Quick and easy - no sewing required Materials:Red turtleneck Red tights Red knit hat Red shoes or red spray paint Large green trash bag with tie handle Newspaper for stuffing ScissorsInstruc...
  • Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween Night
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    5 Absolute Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween
    When Halloween creeps up on you too fast, don't run screaming with fright. Save the day with these last-minute costumes for Halloween that your kiddos will absolutely love. Flower Pot Costume Photo Credit: Dukes and Duchesses Your little one wi...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 4 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
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    4 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
    We get it. As much as we all like to plan ahead, when you're a mom, it's not always possible. So, if you suddenly find yourself with only a few days (or less!) standing between you and Halloween, and you still need a Halloween costume for you or ...
  • Cute Halloween Costumes for Baby
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    5 Great Halloween Costumes for Babies
    Halloween is getting close! You've got your costume, but are you still trying to figure out your baby's? We've got you covered with five great Halloween costumes for babies that are inexpensive and easy to make. Just click through to get a list o...
    Laurie Mega
  • Movie,TheLittleVampire
    Halloween Fun and Activities
    Vampire Fever
    Vampires have always been popular in the media, but now it seems like the blood-sucking creatures are everywhere you turn! To make sure young eyes aren't peeping at overly scary scenes, we've provided a list of age-appropriate vampire books, TV s...
  • 2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
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    2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Don't just throw an old sheet over your child's head before you hit the streets to trick-or-treat this year. Give your kiddos a Halloween experience to remember with these top Halloween costume ideas for 2017.  Star Wars Rey Costume Your child...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 10 Fun and Cheap Halloween Candy Alternatives
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    10 Fun and Cheap Halloween Candy Alternatives
    Candy, candy, candy! That's what's on most kids' minds as Halloween creeps closer. This year, give those little goblins a fun surprise with cost-effective and unique alternatives to candy. Be a trendsetter this Halloween and pass out creative tre...
  • Group costumes for Halloween
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    Top 10 (Easy) Group Costumes for Families
    Halloween costumes for groups always seem like a good idea, until you have to figure out an doable theme. Are you casting about for group costume ideas for your family? Look no further than our top 10. You can make these yourselves -- no sewing r...
    Laurie Mega