Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween should be an exciting time of year for children and their parents, but too often the celebration devolves into tragedy. This season, make safety the top priority for your family.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has compiled a list of Halloween best practices. Follow these tips to keep your family safe:
- Dried fruit
- Sugar-free gum
- Juice boxes
- Snack crackers
- Fruit bars
- Cheese sticks
Have a Healthy Halloween
Nutrition can be easily overlooked during a holiday best known for its abundance of candy and sugary treats. That is a shame, since about 1 in 5 school-aged children are obese, according to the CDC. This Halloween, consider being the one house on the block that offers healthy trick-or-treat alternatives.
Here are some store-bought snacks that can double as trick-or-treat offerings: