Every year the kids nag to go trick or treating and every year we say no. I just can’t understand how it’s appropriate to encourage children to go to the homes of strangers asking for sweets. Perhaps we’re just boring and unfair parents. To be fair, the kids don’t seem to mind too much and instead, we get to hand out treats to kids who are all dressed up. I’ve still struggled a bit with the idea of handing out crap to children so this year we tried something different and gave out sultana boxes and bear fruit yo-yos.
As far as we can tell no-one has been disappointed with this but maybe they’ve secretly blacklisted our house for next year.