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7 Lessons I Learned Trick-Or-Treating

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 01.01.2015 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

When the sugar crash hits, whether the kid falls to the sidewalk in a full-on tantrum, or merely falls asleep with his face in a pile of Milk Duds, it's all right. The kids are not evil; the parents are not ineffectual. It's Halloween. Despite how scary things may look, no real harm has been done.

How We Handle the Halloween Candy Situation: The Great Switcheroo

Emily Ballard | Posted 01.01.2015 | Parents
Emily Ballard

My kids are eating all of their Halloween candy right now. Don't worry -- it's not like that. As we all know, however, trick-or-treating produces a Candy Situation. My kids aren't strangers to treats, but the onslaught of Kid Crack was overwhelming to me. So somehow, in a moment of divine grace, I thought up The Great Switcheroo.

Homemade Halloween Snacks Inspired By Our Favorite Candy Bars

GalTime | Posted 12.31.2014 | Taste

Whether you're throwing a little celebration for friends, coworkers, or the kids, we've got you covered with 5 great snack ideas.

Too Much Treat

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


All That Halloween Candy

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 12.30.2014 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

I'm pretty sure Halloween is here to stay. What's a parent to do? Dentists tell us all that sugar is bad for our kids' teeth. Nutritionists tell us all that sugar is horrible for our children's health. But parents have a hard time putting limits on this holiday and its bounty.

Jerks Like This Make Us Wonder If We Even Deserve Halloween Anymore

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy

It's not JUST the tasteless costumes, but it's definitely the tasteless costumes.

The Mass Media: Decades of Trying to Ruin Halloween

Amanda Reiman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media
Amanda Reiman

As we again approach the witching hour, the media has come through with a new and improved scary story for the parents of 2014: marijuana tainted Halloween candy.

Top Diabetes Prospect Scott MacLean, 6, Excited for 2014 Halloween Season

Steve Kenning | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy
Steve Kenning

With the 2014 Halloween season only a day away, all eyes are on 6-year-old and top type II diabetes prospect Scott MacLean, of Jackson, Mississippi. MacLean, nicknamed "Mr. October" after putting up back-to-back 10,000+ calorie Halloweens, has high hopes this year.

Rosa G's "King-Size Candy" Is the Halloween Anthem We Have All Been Waiting for

Vana Dabney | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy
Vana Dabney

You may remember Rosa G (aka comedian Karla Solarte) from her viral "Fourth of July" and "Labor Day" music videos. She's back with another essential holiday tune.

What Halloween Means to a 73-Year-Old (VIDEO)

Robin Gelfenbien | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Robin Gelfenbien

Halloween means many things to different people. Some consider it a night to slut it up. Others like to ham it up. But back in the day my ever-fun-loving 73-year-old aunt had her own way of observing this classic spook fest.

9 Tips For Avoiding An All-Out Halloween Candy Binge

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Many of my clients ask this time of the year how to cope with bags full of candy hanging around the house calling their name. Yes, it's hard to eat those little snack-size bites of candy mindfully! The good news is that it is possible. I interviewed a few experts to find the scoop on their best Halloween candy-coma prevention tips.

The 5 Moms of Halloween

Mommy Nearest | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

The holidays tend to bring out the best and worst in people, especially parents. Insecurities bubble to the surface as we try to outdo each other and even ourselves.

Happy Halloween Treats for Grown-ups

Kerri Zane | Posted 12.29.2014 | Taste
Kerri Zane

Kids with pumpkin buckets have all the fun! Enough. It's our turn to delve in to some mouth-watering sweets.

What 200 Calories Of Your Favorite Halloween Candy Looks Like

SELF | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living

We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free.

The 5 Worst Halloween Treats

Lori Ferraro | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

My love and devotion to candy corn runs long and deep, so it's always so confusing to me when I see it high on those "worst candies to get on Halloween" lists.

All Your Favorite Halloween Candy Is Made By Only 10 Corporations

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business

Arguably the best part of trick-or-treating as a kid was when you got home, dumped your take on the floor and evaluated the night's haul. Maybe you so...

'Tis The Season Of Bedtime Challenges

Wendy Troxel | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

In the wee hours of Nov. 2, scarcely more than a day after Halloween, the end to daylight saving time arrives with its semi-annual challenge to everyone's circadian rhythm.

Why Some Of My Most Cherished Memories Relate To Halloween

RB Bronson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Fifty
RB Bronson

There's a lot about our childhoods we'd like to forget: the school bully, the critical teacher, the hectoring older brother or indifferent parent. But I think we can all agree that some of our most cherished memories relate to Halloween.

A Halloween Recipe for Slackers (VIDEO)

Ayngelina Brogan | Posted 12.27.2014 | Taste
Ayngelina Brogan

Who doesn't like more chocolate on a candy bar?

The Halloween Riddle: How Do I Let My Daughters Enjoy Halloween With All of Their Friends Without Going Overboard?

David Kirsch | Posted 12.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

With just a week to go before Halloween, I thought it fitting to share my take on the holiday and the answer to the question -- to indulge or not to i...

For Those of Us With a Dieter's Mentality, Halloween Is Scary for All the Wrong Reasons

Gregg McBride | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Hear that distant scream? That's not an extra from The Walking Dead or someone watching a scary movie marathon. That's me walking near the candy aisle...

What Your Trick-Or-Treat Handout Says About You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Taste

Please don't tell us you give out raisins.

Halloween Hangover

Lori Ferraro | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

For someone who has issues with food, the span between Halloween and Christmas is awesome and brutal for obvious reasons, but for an all-or-nothing type of gal like me, Halloween candy is the worst. And the best. And the worst.

Parents Charged With Hate Crimes for Giving Rocks to Charlie Brown on Halloween

Spencer Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Dozens of parents in a local town were arrested and charged with hate crimes for giving rocks as "treats" to a boy named Charlie Brown on Halloween night.

How One Compulsive Eater Deals With the Temptation of Halloween Candy

Annette Powers | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Annette Powers

I'd been engaging in compulsive eating behaviors since I was 8 years old. Eating was my way of coping with everything in life -- stress, sadness, boredom. It was as if, somewhere deep inside, I believed that an extra layer of flesh would protect me from the big, bad world.