logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
BestHomeDecor, lmnopq261352, Manisha Pal, Rain_2014, EmmaIsherwood
57316 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57316 Members
417 Forums
113297 Topics
803969 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 656
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 393
Beetlemess 286
Jana - Creativity Editor 286
Ro Longstreet-Wicca 79
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 61
Dorcy 59
Susan - Meditation Editor 47
Mona - Astronomy 47
Linu 47
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#790100 - 10/29/12 10:00 PM We don't celebrate Halloween
Lisa - Moms Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 1552
Loc: Arizona
This is for the families who don't celebrate Halloween. I can't tell you how many pumpkin recipes, and costume crafts, and Halloween decorating ideas I've received in the last few weeks, so I thought I'd focus on families who don't participate in Halloween. Here are some alternative ideas for October 31st:

What To Do When Your Family Doesn't Observe Halloween
_________________________
Lisa Pinkus

Moms Site

Top

Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg We don't celebrate Halloween Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790105 - 10/29/12 10:22 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Yvonnie-Inspired Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/19/11
Posts: 1255
Loc: Illinois, US
Lisa-

This is extremely thoughtful of you.

Have I told you lately how much I love this site? Well, I do.
_________________________
Yvonnie DuBose
Inspiration

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790137 - 10/30/12 03:27 AM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Lisa - Moms Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 1552
Loc: Arizona
Thanks, Yvonnie.

_________________________
Lisa Pinkus

Moms Site

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790149 - 10/30/12 04:05 AM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Phyllis Doyle Burns Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 11/17/07
Posts: 17643
Loc: Reno, NV
Lisa, this is a very thoughtful and timely article that will help a lot of people.

Well done! smile
_________________________
Walk in Peace and Harmony.
Phyllis Doyle Burns
Avatar: Fair Helena by Rackham, Public Domain

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790183 - 10/30/12 12:48 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Lisa - Moms Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 1552
Loc: Arizona
Thanks, Phyllis.

_________________________
Lisa Pinkus

Moms Site

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790189 - 10/30/12 01:19 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
theraven Offline
Shark

Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 289
This is definitely a great article, Lisa smile Thanks for sharing. On the subject of helping others, maybe you could spare a bit of time and help out in a soup kitchen.
_________________________


Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790191 - 10/30/12 02:00 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Lisa - Moms Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 1552
Loc: Arizona
I LOVE that idea, Clare!

Thanks for sharing it.... I may adjust my article and include it if you don't mind. smile
Going somewhere to do community service is a great suggestion for those who don't honor Halloween.
_________________________
Lisa Pinkus

Moms Site

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790194 - 10/30/12 03:50 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
theraven Offline
Shark

Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 289
Thanks Lisa, I appreciate your kind words smile Please feel free to use it in your article.
_________________________


Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790423 - 10/31/12 08:30 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Dominique- Teen Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 09/04/11
Posts: 141
Loc: Georgia
Hi Lisa,

This is a very great article!

Where I live there are some families who choose not to celebrate Halloween for a kaleidoscope of reasons. But, at the same time, there are many families who do because they know that their children enjoy the holiday.

My family always celebrated Halloween when I was a kid (not so much now since we're all a little bit older). However, I do remember when I would feel bad for kids who couldn't celebrate the holiday because their parents/guardians were very religious or just didn't feel like taking them trick-or-treating.

Personally, I think Halloween is a great holiday for people to have fun and eat lots of candy. It's the one holiday of the year where people (young and old) get to dress up as anything they want and just enjoy themselves.


Edited by Dominique- Teen (10/31/12 08:30 PM)
_________________________
Dominique Jordan
Teen Site

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit
#790513 - 11/01/12 01:01 PM Re: We don't celebrate Halloween [Re: Lisa - Moms]
Lisa - Moms Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 1552
Loc: Arizona
Thanks for chiming in, Dominique.

Children who do not celebrate Halloween may feel a twinge of envy - all the candy, the dressing up - however, if a parent approaches it correctly - I think children understand the choice or the religious need not to participate.

Not all children observe Christmas or Easter - two more rather prominent holiday that one can't help but notice, and I think most children who do not observe do just fine.

Some of those children have other holidays that they celebrate, and there are some faiths that restrict or prohibit the observation of holiday celebrations. I would love to hear from those families....

At my children's school, there is a family that doesn't celebrate holidays and when there is something at school that the children can't do - they head off to the library to read. The other children do not ridicule them, nor do these children seem to be bothered by it. They are strong enough in their faith to understand their families "rules".

What a great opportunity to teach tolerance!
_________________________
Lisa Pinkus

Moms Site

Top

Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Twitter Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Facebook Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to MySpace Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Del.icio.us Digg Re: We don't celebrate Halloween Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Yahoo My Web Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Google Bookmarks Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Stumbleupon Add Re: We don't celebrate Halloween to Reddit


Moderator:  Lisa - Moms 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Ogden garden verse game
by xmeecosmic
Container Gardening
4 minutes 24 seconds ago
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Today at 12:40 PM
Cheese and Roasted Green Chilli Tamales Recipe
by Isabel - Mexican Food
Mexican Food
Today at 12:00 PM
Quizzes about Neuromuscular Disease
by Jori-ND Editor
Neuromuscular Diseases
Today at 11:14 AM
I Am Back Online
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Today at 10:39 AM
First Letter-Last Letter
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Today at 09:09 AM
Shopping at Costco Game
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
Today at 09:04 AM
New Review - Clue!
by Rick - Funny Flicks
Comedy Movies
Today at 08:56 AM
Server Crash and Us
by Rick - Funny Flicks
Comedy Movies
Today at 08:47 AM
Expect more
by Lynne - ChristianLiving
Christian Living
Today at 07:59 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Rick - Funny Flicks), 134 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.