Samhain marks the end of the "wheel' and represents the Pagan New Year. It's the end of harvest season and the beginning of the "darker half" of the year. Celebrate with these nature-centered activities. They offer your kids a closeness with the season and the chance to reap a bundle of family fun.
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Some couples hatch elaborate and creative plans to announce their pregnancyto the world. What better opportunity than Halloween to put that creativity to work! Whether you want to be gruesome, subtle or sweet there's a costume out there waiting to make the big announcement for you.
Trick-or-treaters and adults alike can suffer from candy overdose around Halloween. Cheesy, crispy, creepy and loaded with protein, Gnarled Witch's Fingers are sure to delight the whole crowd.
Are you looking for Halloween crafts for your toddler? From pumpkins to bats, with a bit of adult supervisions, even a small child can create cool but spooky stuff with these ideas!
Don't let your Halloween decorating stop at the front yard. Bring it right up onto and into the house! Creepy crawlies and Halloween designs can dress up those windows and invite trick-or-treat kiddos in for goodies.
Give yourself a "treat" to last a lifetime! Preserve Halloween memories in a special scrapbook. You'll be able to "revisit" them again and again, for years to come.
Does that costume need a bit of enhancement? Is your child unable to find the duds to dress up perfectly? Face painting can finish up "the look."
When you think of Halloween candy safety you might envision razor blades and drugs. That certainly is a concern that we'll discuss, but health conscious parents worry about one more thing -- keeping the gorging to a minimum.
Add an extra "boo" to your family's Halloween decorating one this year and create a table centerpiece that is both fun and edible! What will it look like? A haunted gingerbread house!
On the web, discussions about the Halloween fright factor are as plentiful as leftover candy corn. We asked our own parenting experts, our members what they think.