1. Five Ways to Work Off Halloween Candy

    Halloween treatsThanks to trick-or-treating, Halloween is often synonymous with candy. As a child, you likely could eat all sorts of Halloween goodies guilt-free, without worrying about gaining weight. As you grow older, your desire for Halloween treats may not go away. Health-conscious individuals may be able to abstain from indulging, but if you are like many of us, it can be hard to resist the temptations that await in your child’s trick-or-treating bag.

    These simple tips can help to work off Halloween candy and avoid candy temptation altogether:

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  2. Reminiscing: Six Least-Favorite Halloween Treats from Childhood

    Children checking out candy from trick-or-treatingDo you remember the excitement of Halloween as a child and going trick-or-treating? Just as exciting (or arguably more exciting) was returning home and checking out the candy you collected. A typical scenario: You dumped your Halloween haul on the dining room table and were surprised to find…an eraser? Although probably well-intentioned, your youthful mind likely thought it was a trick of some sort.

    Join us for a stroll down memory lane as we reminisce about our least-favorite Halloween treats that we received as a child:

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  3. Hosting an All-Ages Halloween Party

    Woman and children in Halloween costumesHalloween sometimes seems like the ultimate holiday for kids, but there are plenty of ways for fun to be had by all. One great way is an all-ages Halloween party.

    Here are some ideas for hosting a Halloween party for all ages, to help ensure that your monster bash is unforgettable for all the little ghouls and grown-up goblins in attendance:

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  4. Seven Family Movies for Halloween

    Family watching scary movieScary movies seem to resurge around Halloween time, but all Halloween movies don’t have to fit that genre. Our round-up of some of the all-time best Halloween movies for families guarantees a great night at home after a late afternoon or evening of trick-or-treating.

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  5. Dispelling the Confusion About Children’s Life Insurance

    Gerber Life Halloween video storybookGerber Life treats you to a fun storybook for Halloween

    It was All Hallows’ Eve and the witches, vampires, ghosts, and other Scare-makers of Salem gathered together to plan their greatest scare…but ended up taking on their greatest fear: buying life insurance.

    Follow Clair the Good Witch as she dispels common misconceptions that her Scare-maker friends have about children’s life insurance. Along the way, you’ll gain insight into the Gerber Life Grow-Up® Plan1, a children’s whole life insurance policy that your child can keep as an adult, for up to a lifetime.

    Ready to watch Clair lift the spell of confusion? Let’s peek in on that moonlit Halloween night…