Originally Posted by JL83
There are plenty of non-candy alternatives for celebrating Halloween. Many neighborhoods or communities have parties. You can throw a party with limited candy.
Your kid can go out trick-or-treating and simply not have a pillow but still have a blast with his friends.
Taking candy knowing you are going to throw it away is greedy and wasteful.
Wow. I can't imagine telling a 5 year old "here honey,...