Halloween safety tip

If your kids are old enough to trick-or-treat without an adult, tell your kids to stay in a group.

Flashlights at Halloween

Consider using a flashlight or glow stick instead of a candle to light your pumpkin.

Manners at Halloween

When trick or treating have kids wait at end of the line before going to door if there are people there before you.

Eat before trick-or-treating

Feed your kids a hearty, early dinner so they’re not too tempted to sneak treats on the go. source

Test running the makeup

Practice toddlers costume & makeup a couple of days prior to Halloween, so little one will have time to adjust to the new look. source

Jack-o-lantern safety

Creating a jack-o-lantern? Steer her clear of ones with candles and use glow sticks. source

Applying makeup

When using makeup on a child avoid the eye area, nostrils, ears, and nothing should go inside the mouth source

Know where to trick or treat

Have kids trick-or-treat in areas where there are a lot of people around & avoid taking short-cuts through alleys. http://bit.ly/NMYwEt

Halloween makeup

Wearing makeup for halloween? Test in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin irritation. http://1.usa.gov/Pu8gBE

Halloween walk about

Walking around neighborhood for Halloween? Bring a stroller or wagon, so if they get tired you have a backup plan. http://bit.ly/R7gFO9

Trick or Treat tip

A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats. http://bit.ly/NMYwEt