Halloween

Video: Hot Tips For A Happy Halloween

Video: Hot Tips For A Happy Halloween

This week I spoke with Mimi Jung & Jake Whittenberg from King 5 News about tips for a happy halloween for the whole family. For more tips on this topic, check out 5 Switch Witch Alternatives for a Happy Halloween and Keep Halloween Happy By Planning Ahead.

Creepy Clowns: What To Tell The Kids

Creepy Clowns: What To Tell The Kids

This is one of those topics I never would have predicted the need for, but here we are. In cities across the country, adults seem to be dressing up as clowns and scaring children. There are reports of clowns roaming the streets holding fake weapons, dripping in fake blood, and threatening people. While this may sound straight out of an April Fools prank, it's no joke. There are schools and public officials around the country who have had to make official statements advising what to do if you see a scary clown and how to cope with the fallout from our current clown crisis.

5 Switch Witch Alternatives For Halloween

5 Switch Witch Alternatives For Halloween

In case parenting during Halloween is new to you and your family, let me fill you in on the latest trend in candy management. Gone are the days when kids roam free, feeling safe in their neighborhoods and enjoying the pure bliss of securing a mountain of candy. If you thought your kid’s friends would be over for an hour of post trick or treating candy trading, you might be in for a surprise. Instead, a “nice” witch sneaks in, steals your child’s candy, and replaces it with a toy or game.

It's The Sexy Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

It's The Sexy Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

As the leaves fall from the trees and my kids dream of trick or treating, I am once again baffled by the Halloween catalogs that land in our mailbox. My options are vast; sexy doctor, sexy police officer, sexy bunny and the list goes on. It seems that no matter who I choose to be, the really important part is that it’s a sexed-up version of the real thing.

Keep Halloween Happy by Planning Ahead!

Keep Halloween Happy by Planning Ahead!

Halloween is on the way! Have you made a plan with your children for helping them celebrate without turning in to monsters? Often our best parenting comes when we think ahead and involve our children in the discussion. Here's three tips to help your family enjoy the day: