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  • 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
  • 12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
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    12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
      Your teen probably isn't dressing up to go trick-or-treating, anymore, but they probably still love a good spooky Halloween movie. This year, help your teenagers plan a spooktacular movie night with a few age-appropriate and spine-tingling mo...
    Kelly Sundstrom
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    Top 8 Retro Halloween Costumes for Kids
    Halloween is tomorrow! Yikes! Still haven't figured out your child's costume -- or your own, for that matter? We've got eight retro costumes that are easy to make and require no sewing. We say these throw-back costumes of the 80s and 90s are for...
    Laurie Mega
  • 12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
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    12 Spine-Tingling Halloween Movies for Teens
      Your teen probably isn't dressing up to go trick-or-treating, anymore, but they probably still love a good spooky Halloween movie. This year, help your teenagers plan a spooktacular movie night with a few age-appropriate and spine-tingling mo...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 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
  • 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
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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  • 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
  • Halloween Garbage Bag Ghost Craft
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    How to Make Halloween Garbage Bag Ghosts
    Halloween is just around the corner. Don't get caught with a frightfully plain house! Grab your garbage bags and make these easy Halloween garbage bag ghosts! For a smaller version of this craft, check out our Halloween tissue ghosts! ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Mask Patterns Printables
    Blank Mask
    This mask can be made into a personalized craft for each student by coloring and gluing objects onto it. The decorated mask can be used as a Halloween mask, for Mardi Gras, or any other celebration involving costumes. ...
  • Tissue ghosts for Halloween
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    How to Make Halloween Tissue Ghosts
    With some white facial tissues, some string and a marker, you can make these cute Halloween decorations to string along your mantle or dangle from your chandelier. To make a bigger version of these, check out our Halloween garbage bag ghosts! ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids
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    13 Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids
    Nothing says Halloween like Night of the Living Dead, The Ring, or...well...Halloween. But what about Halloween movies that your kids can watch? We've rounded up our favorite 13 (get it? 13?) not-so-scary Halloween movies just for kids. Monsters...
    Erin Dower
  • Top 10 Halloween and Autumn Books
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    How Bewitching! 10 Best Books About Autumn and Halloween
    What better time to curl up with a good book than the cozy (and spooky) days of fall? Check out our favorite children's books about everything from apples, pumpkins, and autumn leaves to ghosts, goblins, and some not-too-scary Halloween friends f...
    Erin Dower
  • 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...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Zombie Costumes for Halloween
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    7 Zombie Costumes for Undead Family Fun
    The Walking Dead is back this month, and Halloween follows right behind. Instead of the cutsie costumes of years gone by, this year think zombie. Enjoy an undead Halloween with zombie costumes perfect for the whole family. Your whole family will ...
    Kelly Sundstrom