| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:02 PM
What are some of the first things that come to mind when you think about Halloween? I think of witches. Not only because so many children dress in pointy hats and carry brooms when they trick-or-treat, but because witches are a bridge between the original...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:05 PM
It’s probably just me, but has it occurred to anyone else how much Halloween and election day, both of which will occur in the next week, have in common? For example, they both involve people asking you to do something and promising that something...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:15 AM
Every Halloween the anchors on ABC's "Good Morning America" come out from the behind their desk and try to outdo each other with wild costumes straight from the pop culture zeitgeist.
This past year Robin Roberts dressed as an elegant Elsa from "Frozen....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Date: Oct. 18
Her story: Ashley Citrano, 28, grew up in Nottingham. She is an animal care technician at Defenders of Animal Rights Inc. in Phoenix, Baltimore County. Her parents, Vera and Michael Citrano, live in Nottingham.
His story: Chris Shanklin,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Blood-stained elves jumping out to scare visitors with their piercing screams might not be everyone's idea of the way to celebrate Christmas, but it is the way a community group in Lombard hopes to keep teens engaged leading up to the holiday.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Twas the week before Halloween, when all through the house, not a costume could be found, not even a mouse.
Let's say you've suddenly decided you want to go to that Halloween party after all, or your kids don't like the costume they originally chose. No...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:37 PM
- Ensure an adult accompanies children as they trick-or-treat.
- Plan and discuss the route children will take, and their return time, and make sure they stick to it.
- Make younger children stay in familiar areas.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:23 PM
What’s more terrifying: Handing a child a knife to plunge into a pumpkin, or wielding a hot glue gun yourself? For us at Just Kidding, it’s a draw. But this Halloween, we decided to set aside our irrational fears of crafting — along with...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Halloween can be scary for children with severe food allergies. But this year families in Chicago and beyond are reaching out to kids who can't eat peanuts, milk or other common allergens by putting a teal-colored pumpkin on their front porches as a...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Seasoned trick-or-treaters in Coppell, Texas, already have Jeff Logan's house on their route. To lure the uninitiated, Logan flashes a strobe light down the street and uses a boombox to emit groans and screams.
Count Logan and his wife, Linda, among the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:16 PM
It's easy and fun to knock out your entire family's Halloween ensemble with one great idea. Go with a theme and you'll look organized and connected without being too matchy-matchy.
"We are increasingly seeing Halloween transition to a traditional family...