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Trick or Treat

The Trick To Managing The Treats

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Halloween candy showed up in August (as though we needed to get a jump on our holiday shopping!) and will still be on sale in November. So what is the trick to eating what you love when it is everywhere?

Avoiding Trick-or-Treat Candy Over-Consumption

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 12.30.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

A lot of stores will sell candy for deep discounts on Nov. 1. Resist the urge to stock up! How do you plan on keeping the sugar-intake to a moderate level for your kids?

Lifetime Network's Trick or Treat: Abby Lee Miller's Dance Teacher Disguise

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 12.26.2012 | TV
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

I can only hope that Abby Lee Miller's oft said phrase, "Everyone's replaceable," applies quickly to her. Viewers have been tricked for too long into believing that watching kids getting eaten alive is a treat.

The Hybrid Halloween Witch of 2012

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Today, black magic is out, replaced by blogs and picket lines where the Halloween witch can express her complaints about social injustices without the risk of being burned at the stake.

Trick or Treat

HooplaHa | Posted 12.25.2012 | Good News

Adults know if you want candy, you have to say "trick-or-treat." But it's not always so easy getting the kids to say those magic words!

LOOK: Creative Alternatives To The Same Ol' Pumpkin Pail

red tricycle | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

Written by Lauren Dupuis for Red Tricycle Long gone are the days where kids tote around a pillow case come Halloween night. In fact, we figure if w...

The12 Best Halloween Candies

Posted 10.24.2012 | Taste

We love this holiday because it's an opportunity to forget about your dentist.

7 Tips for Parents to Ensure a Safe Halloween for Kids

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

There's a nip in the air and pumpkins are everywhere: In patches, on porches, in stores and in schools. It's hard to ignore the signals that Halloween is fast approaching.

Why I Hate Halloween

Paul Rasmussen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Paul Rasmussen

Perhaps my heart is two sizes too small, but even as a kid, I was not a fan of playing dress-up and knocking on doors asking for handouts. It was awkward and degrading.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.16.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again: one that has become the second biggest retail holiday of the year (I kid you not): Halloween! And of course New York has the best costumes and party items in the world.

The Best Cities to Trick Or Treat

Posted 10.17.2012 | Money

Sorry, Baltimore kids. It looks like trick-or-treaters in San Francisco, Calif. have the upper hand this year when it comes to Halloween. For the ...

Teaching Your Kids the Value of Giving Back: Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Nicole Melancon | Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact
Nicole Melancon

For 62 years, UNICEF has been motivating children to become active global citizens by teaching them the fundamental value of helping others through Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.

Eco-Treats That Won't Trick the Earth

Sierra | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

To save well-intentioned treat-givers from getting their houses TP'd, we asked candy experts to recommend sweets that'll spare the planet but still thrill the kids.

5 Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Parents should take precautions to make sure that their little goblins and princesses have a fantastic time on Halloween. Here are my tips for a safe and happy holiday.

Friday Photo: All-Out Halloween In Michigan

Kirsten Alana | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

In Northville, Michigan, Halloween is a competitive sport and perhaps the most important holiday of the year.

Boy Pulls Gun When Woman Jokes About Stealing His Halloween Candy

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Crime

AIKEN, S.C. -- South Carolina officials say a 10-year-old trick-or-treater pulled a handgun on a woman who joked that she'd steal his Halloween candy....

Family Hit By A Car While Trick-Or-Treating

Posted 01.01.2012 | Denver

A family of three was hit by a car yesterday while taking their 4-year-old daughter trick-or-treating in Colorado Springs. Samuel Kinkennon, 30, a...

Rachel Tepper

GW Student Leads Massive Trick-Or-Treat Food Collection | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- George Washington University senior Jake Stewart didn't know what he was getting himself into when he and a few friends went door to doo...

FLOTUS Looks Boo-tiful In DvF (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices

The First Family got into the Halloween spirit this weekend while hosting the annual White House Trick-Or-Treat event for children from military famil...

PHOTOS: Trick-Or-Treat At The White House!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.30.2011 | Style

Like a good theme-dresser, Michelle Obama donned black and orange for yesterday's White House trick-or-treating. Joined by President Obama, FLOTUS...

Unmasking Halloween and the Power of Anonymity

Sam Sommers | Posted 12.29.2011 | Parents
Sam Sommers

While there may be a variety of reasons why Halloween has come to be a time of pranks, mischief, and even more serious forms of misbehavior, disguise certainly plays a major role.

Doing Death Before it Does Us

Donna Henes | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Halloween descends from Samhain, the most significant holiday of the Celtic calendar.

Do You Choose Trick or Treat for Your Halloween Credit?

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 10.27.2011 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

As a treat, you pull your credit report for yourself and you find accounts that do not belong to you. You realize you are a victim of fraud. You ask "Is this a trick?"

County Plans Halloween Sex Offender Round-Up

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Crime

PHENIX CITY, Ala. -- A southeast Alabama county is trying to round up all its convicted sex offenders on Halloween night to make sure they can't come ...

Trick-Or-Treaters At McDonald's Will Get Healthy Surprise

Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

Most days of the year, if you're looking for the most unhealthy food at the lowest price, McDonald's is a good place to start. Not this Halloween, tho...