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Watching scary movies can be a lot of fun, but make sure the movies your children are watching are age appropriate or else you may have a little one too scared to fall asleep at night.  I did some research on Common Sense Media to find out which spooky films got the best reviews from parents and which are suitable for certain age groups.  Here they are: Preschoolers (Ages 2 – 4) Barney: Halloween Party Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Eloise’s Rawther Unusual Halloween It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Mickey...

Instead of putting your child in “Time Out,” try creating a Calm Down Space for them.  My daughter has ADHD and as many of you parents of special needs children know, our children have a lot of feelings, which can result in a lot of emotional meltdowns. Even if your child doesn’t have special needs, having a calming and comfortable place for them to go to when they are feeling overwhelmed or frustrated is a very good idea. Where should the Calm Down Space be? Decide with your child where their Calm Down Space will...

Here are some not-so-scary ghost activities to do with your children this Halloween! ...

Bats are one of kids’ favorite Halloween animals!  They are amazing creatures and children find them absolutely fascinating.  Here are some bat-themed activities for children: ...

Materials: White rag (or old white T-shirt) Scissors Black Permanent Marker Milk Jug Instructions: Use scissors to cut out a hole out of the top of the rag. Lay the rag flat down and use the black permanent marker to draw a face on it. Place the rag over the milk with the lip in the middle of the hole you previously cut out. If you like, you can trim the bottom of the rag around the milk to give it a better fit. Enjoy your ghost milk! ...

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