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The Books You Need to Read

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Best and Worst Halloween Snacks for Kids
Best and Worst Halloween Snacks for Kids

Here's how to keep your kids healthy this Halloween. >>

Collecting Baby Clothes for the Needy: Lisa Klein
Collecting Baby Clothes for the Needy: Lisa Klein

Loved Twice, a nonprofit founded by Lisa Klein, distributes gently used baby clothes to hospitals… >>

How to Cope with Boomerang Kids
How to Cope with Boomerang Kids

85 percent of the college class of 2011 is moving back home. Psychologist Carl Pickhardt, offers… >>

3 Healthy Ways to Help Your Kids Excel in School
3 Healthy Ways to Help Your Kids Excel in School

Powerful brains come from healthy bodies. Follow these golden rules to help ensure that your kids… >>

How to Use Leftover Pumpkin Seeds
How to Use Leftover Pumpkin Seeds

When it comes to carving pumpkins, there is no limit. But with so many possibilities, what are you… >>

5 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress
5 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress

Limit your child's stress level when they return to school with these simple stress management tips. >>

Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child
Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Child

Spare your kids the aches and pains associated with heavy backpacks and do your homework about… >>

5 Glittery Halloween Crafts for Kids
5 Glittery Halloween Crafts for Kids

Entertain your kids with these easy and glittery Halloween crafts. >>

TTYL: Talk to You Louder
TTYL: Talk to You Louder

Senior citizens have taken to texting with gusto. They even have their own vocabulary. Check out… >>

Skunk Halloween Costume
Skunk Halloween Costume

A six-foot marabou feather boa (craft stores carry them) creates this skunk’s stripes, while its… >>

Firefighter Halloween Costume
Firefighter Halloween Costume

Firefighters in recent years have become universal heroes, so many youngsters—boys and… >>

Dinosaur Halloween Costume
Dinosaur Halloween Costume

The lure of dinosaurs never fades. This cheerful Halloween version can be put together quickly with… >>

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Here is a patriotic costume that should make any trick-or-treater proud—and look very pretty as… >>

Vampire Halloween Costume
Vampire Halloween Costume

From the always popular spooky story, Dracula has made the specter of a bloodsucking vampire as… >>

Princess Halloween Costume
Princess Halloween Costume

Your daughter can be turned into a dazzling princess with a little netting and the trimmings of her… >>

Pretty Pink Pig Halloween Costume
Pretty Pink Pig Halloween Costume

A sweet and snuggly pink pig starts with a pink sleeper and a bare pink headband. All you have to… >>

Lion Halloween Costume
Lion Halloween Costume

This furry lion costume feels soft and snuggly because it uses a thin, very soft type of fleece… >>

Ladybug Halloween Costume
Ladybug Halloween Costume

handmade halloween costumes, cheap halloween costumes, ladybug, >>

Jester Halloween Costume
Jester Halloween Costume

Here is a cheerful and easy costume to whip together. Best of all, you can use most of the… >>