halloween

Bat Costume

Supplies needed for bat: a pair of black sweats black shiny material(2 yards) scissors velcro- black How to make bat costume » Read more

Have You Heard of the Switch Witch?

For most kids, Halloween means crazy, massive piles of candy. For most moms, it means trying to decide how to bribe kids out of eating it all at once. Some moms convince their kids to spread it out little by little. Unfortunately, one piece a day for the next five months may still bring cavities next March at the dentist. » Read more

Fresh, Green Ways to Celebrate Halloween With Your Kids

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The Halloween season is upon us, and the 31st will be here in no time! Get into the spirit by making 10 eco-friendly Halloween crafts that are full of playful delight instead of fright, so even the littlest monsters won't be spooked. » Read more

Reduce Halloween Fears & Anxiety

For many kids, Halloween is a favorite holiday, perhaps right up there with Christmas and Easter. Halloween may be popular because it presents the opportunity to dress up and be someone or something else--perhaps a super-hero like Spiderman or a mythical creature like a unicorn. » Read more

Eating Healthy This Halloween

By Dr. Margaret Lewin, Medical Director of Cinergy Health

Careful as we are all year, we seem to lose our inhibitions against junk food when Halloween rolls around – snacking on the sugar-laden treats we bought for neighbors’ children as well as the ones our own children bring home from their trick-or-treating.  Here are some tips for resisting temptation: » Read more

DIY Family Project: Woodland Candy Cups

By JustMommies

These delightful little candy cups are the perfect fall project to work on with kids. You can collect the leaves on a nature walk together and them come home and make them into candy cups! They can be used as teacher's gifts, party favors or to hand out to your trick or treaters. It's simple and easy and kids can sit right alongside and help out. » Read more