Can you believe it? Halloween is right around the corner! To help get you into the spooky spirit, we bring you this week’s Best of Parenting Blogs: Halloween edition. Costumes, crafts, healthy treats…check! We’ve got you covered for all the seasonal fun.

When it comes to DIY costumes for the kids, not all of us are Pinterest-worthy seamstresses. And that’s okay! Lucky for us, the Love and Marriage blog put together a list of easy DIY costumes that even the most un-crafty of use can manage. They’re cute too! Check it out.

The Rookie Moms knows you’ll want to include your little ones in the Halloween festivities, even if they’re not walking yet. What to do about a costume? Make their wheels a part of the fun! They share some super clever ideas for building around whatever you’re rolling with. 

Looking for a fun Halloween craft idea you can do with your kids?  Mom On Timeout shares directions for making some fun and functional DIY trick-or-treat bags that actually glow in the dark! Think how cool it will be if your kids carry a treat bag they helped make themselves? Plus the glow-in-the-dark part makes it double cool. Get the instructions:

Finally, is the scariest part of Halloween the thought of your kids eating ALL that candy? Mom Spark shares some cute non-candy Halloween treats that are sure to be a hit with kids. Serve these and maybe they won’t even notice that half of their candy haul mysteriously disappeared…