The candy kids collect for Halloween is only a problem from a nutrition perspective.
If you make the mindshift to habits, however, Halloween is the perfect holiday for teaching kids to handle the big buffet. Catch the habitude with my Halloween Bill of Rights. It will set your kids on the path to a lifetime of healthy, holiday eating.
The Halloween Bill of Rights is intended to combat the slew of unintended messages our culture inadvertently teaches kids at Halloween. The most prevalent one is that candy has power.
I recently wrote about this on Psychology Today :
For those who object to #10, I’m kind of with you. Remember the operative word is permission.
And just in case I haven’t convinced you to let your kids keep their candy…
~Changing the conversation from nutrition to habits.~