You know what the last week of September means to me? That we're inching ever closer to Halloweeeeeeeen! So you can imagine how tickled I was when I found this gallery of face painting inspiration. My four-year-old isn't a fan of paint all over his face, but I don't mind it… so I might totally try some of these on myself.
This is Offbeat Families's archive of halloween posts.
Halloween is less than two months away, so it's time to start stocking up on Halloween candy! (At least in my head, it is.) I've bought a few bags of mini candies already, and those will satisfy the vast majority of the kids who come by my house. But can I get anything for the rest of them — what do kids who don't like (or can't eat) candy want to find in a Halloween candy bowl?
What can you do to limit the amount of candy you and your child consume following Halloween? Here are some solutions I found/worked out which will lead to a healthier November for kids and parents.
We switched from Monday Mama Montages a few months ago, opting to spread out all the cute across each day of the week with every single AM Adorbz published on the site… until one day it occurred to Ariel and I that the two aren't mutually exclusive, and we can have Montages and Adorbz and OMG THE SITE MIGHT EXPLODE FROM ALL THE CUTE.
Halloween is an American holiday that very few people in Australia see any reason to celebrate — right up until you have kids. Once you have kids, Halloween is an excuse to dress up and go for a walk.
Halloween is a month-long celebration for my group of friends, and one of the staples of October festivities is The Craft Project. We've made Ouija boards and painted skeletons. This year our Halloween theme is "Monsters and Madmen," so our craft project involved creating monsters! Here's how we pulled it off…