Posts: Halloween

Making Trick-or-Treating Accessible to Children of All Abilities

How to Make Your Halloween Inclusive

Kids love candy. However, for many kids candy is simply not an option. Between childhood obesity, juvenile diabetes, food allergies, and other special needs, the population of children excluded from Halloween traditions grows each year. Year after year I dressed my...
Preemie Halloween Costumes

Preemie Halloween Costumes

In 2008, our 26 week preemie was released from the NICU a week before Halloween.  We had been so consumed by her issues (weight gain and bottle-feeding) in the hospital, we hadn’t given the holiday any thought. Since Addie was quarantined during RSV season, we had no...