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Bouquet of Flowers Halloween Costume
Bouquet of Flowers Halloween Costume

Turn your tiny trick-or-treater into a bouquet of flowers and no one will be able to resist her or… >>

Ice-Cream Cone Halloween Costume
Ice-Cream Cone Halloween Costume

She will be pretty enough to eat in this ice-cream cone costume, a scoop of vanilla covered with… >>

Witch Halloween Costume
Witch Halloween Costume

This is the classic Halloween costume, and you and your child can put together this smashing… >>

Knight Halloween Costume
Knight Halloween Costume

You’ll need to visit a hardware store, a sports store, and a party shop for the components of… >>

Spider Halloween Costume
Spider Halloween Costume

Here’s a spooky spider for a stalwart Halloweener who wants to be a little bit scary on the big… >>

Turtle Halloween Costume
Turtle Halloween Costume

A favorite animal for Halloween costumes, this slowpoke character is quick and easy to make using… >>

Dalmatian Halloween Costume
Dalmatian Halloween Costume

Everybody loves Dalmatians, and everybody loves to play the puppy now and then. This costume will… >>

Spooky Witch Ornament
Spooky Witch Ornament

Christmas isn’t the only holiday for which you can use ornaments! Hang this wicked witch ornament… >>

Scarecrow Gift Bag
Scarecrow Gift Bag

Did your best friend stuff herself into her high school cheerleading outfit just so she’d have a… >>

Halloween Napkin Rings
Halloween Napkin Rings

These napkin rings draw oohs and aahs of delight from party guests due to their bright colors and… >>

Mummy Heads
Mummy Heads

Thanks to those funny eyes, these little heads look confounded that they’ve lost the rest of… >>

Haunted Birdhouses
Haunted Birdhouses

Halloween-themed ghost towns and goblin "ghettos" are all the rage in the well-decorated haunts… >>

10 Best End of the Year Gifts for Teachers
10 Best End of the Year Gifts for Teachers

Though no teacher expects a gift from their students, as a parent it’s thoughtful to thank them… >>

Study Links Frequent School Nurse Visits to Bullying
Study Links Frequent School Nurse Visits to Bullying

If your child seems to be making an unusual number of trips to the school nurse, it’s time to… >>

When Your Child Hates School
When Your Child Hates School

Some of the most common reasons kids hate school -- and strategies to put them back on the road to… >>

Is Your College Student Safe at School?
Is Your College Student Safe at School?

Almost a year after the Virginia Tech shooting, colleges are getting smarter about campus risks. RD… >>

The Home-School Connection
The Home-School Connection

Strategies for developing a home life that will help your child succeed in school. >>

A Look at Single Sex Classrooms
A Look at Single Sex Classrooms

Single-sex classrooms are appearing in public schools all over the country. We get to the bottom of… >>

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
International Destinations for Foodies

We’ve all dreamed about vacationing in some far off country and indulging in all the culinary… >>

5 Free Things to Do in Branson, Missouri
5 Free Things to Do in Branson, Missouri

Branson, Missouri, has a well-earned reputation as an entertainment mecca, with its wealth of… >>