Master pumpkin carver Thomas Olton, creative director of the annual Rise of the Jack O' Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, gives tips on how to carve pumpkins with your kids in a fun, safe, and easy way.
Dana Klosner-Wehner is a Long Islander who enjoys writing about parenting issues. Her topics are quelled from her own experiences in raising two kids. She has been a freelance writer since her son was born. Her features have appeared in The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Maryland Life Magazine, Long Island Parent, Salute, and Family Magazines. She also wrote an episode of “Me & Mrs. C.,” an NBC sitcom.