Originally Posted by wishin'&hopin'
Also, something I had not seen before, the local police and fire department had cars out and were handing out candy and saying "hi" to folks. I thought that was a nice way to ensure that nothing got too crazy and nice public relations too!
I like that. It would be good to see that here, too.
|I do think Halloween has gotten over the top--trying to scare littles is not something I think is EVER appropriate.
This is the part I really dislike. I don't get why people want
to scare little kids. A bit of spookiness - the house that kids take a couple years to work up to - is okay, imo. Plus, ime, the people who do that kind of house (lots of atmospheric spookiness...fog machines, spiderwebs, some flying bats, etc.) are usually very friendly with the kids, and very understanding of the ones who are overwhelmed, etc. Some people really obviously want
the kids to be scared, and I don't get that at all.