With two young children of my own and being a classroom teacher, I always try and go the “healthier” route. As a parent, I know that all those “sugary” substances come with a HEAVY price! I choose other ways to help celebrate a holiday like Halloween with other alternatives that will make me happy as a parent and my classroom parents as well. I enjoyed guest posting over at Momsrising, an organization that takes on the most critical issues facing women, mothers, and families.
The first paragraph to my post is below: Healthy and Creative Alternatives For Halloween
I know Halloween only comes once a year and what harm can it possibly do, but why shouldn’t we at least try to go a healthier route with our children this time of year? After all, with such a high increase of obesity and diabetes in young children, why not begin the journey to a healthier life starting with a fun “holiday” they love? I like to respect the views of all people. This is part of why I have changed my way of thinking and my approach to Halloween. I have chosen a healthier and more creative route for my own trick-or-treaters and my classroom children.
Read my full post here: http://www.momsrising.org/blog/healthy-and-creative-alternatives-for-halloween/#ixzz2jXlrK3oG