On Parenting: Halloween

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Halloween may boost the economy

With 1,719 people renting costumes in 2009, Halloween spending may help the country’s financial standing.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Halloween

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Preparing a child with sensory issues for Halloween

Practicing trick-or-treating at home and trying on costumes before Halloween are some ways a child with sensory processing disorders can prepare for the scary day.

By Mari-Jane Williams  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Halloween, Sensory processing disorder

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/27/2011

The best places for trick-or-treating in Washington

The West End was named the best neighborhood in Washington for trick-or-treating by real estate Web site Zillow. Sound strange to you?

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Neighborhood rankings, Halloween

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Expert Advice: How to handle Halloween candy

Karen Schachter, a local health counselor, says treating candy like forbidden fruit can make kids desire it even more. She offers advice on helping children learn to use portion control with sweets.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Halloween, Holidays

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Homemade Halloween costumes from KidsPost readers

KidsPost readers show how they created costumes that represent Barbie, the Titanic, a baseball bobblehead and other things.

By On Parenting  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Halloween