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Halloween Safety

Fallon's Retro Halloween Video

Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy

Halloween can be both safe and fun... or, it could be, back in the '80s. Through the magic of "Video Vision", Jimmy Fallon takes you on a journey back...

Let Frankenstorm Turn This Halloween Outside-In

Kate Carr | Posted 12.30.2012 | Parents
Kate Carr

In the end, thanks to Hurricane Sandy, Halloween might be a little more challenging for many this year, but we can still create wonderful happy memories for our kids.

5 Sneaky Halloween Health Hazards

Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Whether you'll be tip-toeing through a haunted house, competing in a costume contest or baking an array of tasty treats, some of our favorite festivit...

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.

This Halloween, App Helps Parents Keep Track Of Their Trick-Or-Treaters

Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents

Parents won't need to worry about their little trick-or-treaters this Halloween, thanks to a new app that helps wary mothers and fathers track their c...

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.

Halloween and the Scaremongering Health-and-Safety Brigade

Nathalie Rothschild | Posted 12.28.2011 | Parents
Nathalie Rothschild

The medieval roots of the door-to-door candy-collection tradition have all but been forgotten. These days Halloween is just an excuse to dress up as zombies, witches, vampires and other scary figures and to have a silly, cosy and fun time.

As Goes Halloween, So Goes Childhood

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lenore Skenazy

If you want to see what childhood is becoming, look how at what Halloween has already become: A parent-planned, climate-controlled, child-coddled, corporate-sponsored "event."