Halloween fun is right around the corner. But think about last year’s Halloween for a moment. If it brings back memories of candy binges and outrageously expensive costumes, it’s time to make some improvements. Check out our list of Halloween Dos and Don’ts for some tips on making this Halloween better than ever!
DO make a Halloween budget. It should include anything needed for costumes, candy, and decorations.
DON’T spend a lot of money. Store-bought costumes can break the bank – and who wants to do that for something a kid will only wear once?
DON’T make your kids wear the same costume as last year.
Trick or Treating
DO look up when trick or treating is in your neighborhood. There’s nothing more embarrassing than going out on the wrong night.
DON’T get hung up on decorations for your house. Some people go all-out. You don’t have to.
DO make sure your kids say thank you at every house where they trick-or-treat.
DO make rules about candy. Make these rules clear to your children before trick-or-treating, that way there’s no ambiguity.
DON’T let kids eat all their candy at once.