costumes

Want to see what costumes other parents created – or get some inspiration for next year? Here are our favourites.
Plus, homemade Halloween costume ideas for kids (if you don't want to buy one).
I'm not 100% sure that the way we approach Halloween now is a change for the better. It probably is a good thing that kids aren't dressing in bin bags any more (I'm not certain they were particularly fire-retardant) but the amount of effort that is spent on costumes for the little ones these days seems a little OTT to me.
World Book Day has snuck up on us and we’re frantically trying to find something in the house that we can fashion into a
Sorry to sound like a killjoy but forcing some pets to become pumpkins, pirates, or even hot dogs for amusement purposes means unnecessary stress, resulting in abnormal, unwanted, even damaging behaviours. Ill-fitting outfits can also get twisted on external objects or even your pet, leading to potential life-threatening injuries especially if left unsupervised.
One of the rights that all parents earn (in return for teaching their child how to use a toilet) is being able to dress their