Traditions

What would Halloween be without certain traditions? From carving pumpkins and choosing a costume to buying candy for trick-or-treaters and telling spooky stories, here's how you can make the most of this Halloween season.

Halloween Traditions for the Family

Why do we wear costumes and go trick-or-treating? Find out the spooky history behind Halloween traditions and discover frightful and fun ideas.

Avoid Halloween Candy Overload with Switch Witchery

For one mom, the scariest part of Halloween is the prospect of her little one munching his way through his enormous candy haul. The good news: The solution just flew in on her broomstick.

Fun and Freaky Halloween Facts

Free candy, creative costumes, carving pumpkins -- everybody loves Halloween! Here are some of the devilish details about the scariest and sweetest night of the year.

8 Books and Movies to Get Kids Ready for Halloween

From old classics to new yarns, Julie Winterbottom, author of the new book Frightlopedia, gives you the lowdown on the best books to help your kiddo gear up for the 31st.

Day of the Dead: Activities to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

The Day of the Dead is the perfect occasion to honor departed loved ones and teach kids about their ancestors no matter where your family is from.

6 Ways Halloween Is Different Before vs. After Kids

Figuring out a Halloween costume used to be easy--but then you had kids.

8 Fun Facts About the History of Halloween

Learn about the history of Halloween and amaze your kids with your knowledge of this spooky holiday.

13 Nights of Halloween Is Back: Here's the Movie Lineup

Are your kids getting amped for Halloween? Count down to the 31st with 13 days of spooky movies.

The Ultimate Halloween Destination

Take a trip to Salem, MA, where little ghosts and goblins gather for the Halloween season.

This Awesome Dad Went the Extra Mile So His Little Girl Could Trick-or-Treat Mid-Air

What's a dad to do when his 3-year-old wants to celebrate Halloween at 30,000 feet?