A deliberate mother’s guide to simple Halloween fun

How does a deliberate mother handle Halloween? Does she work to make Halloween educational or meaningful (maybe delve into the history of Halloweeen or talk about the pros and cons of “scary”) or just accept it as a mostly meaningless … Continue reading»

How to renegotiate with yourself

Last October, when life was feeling happy and we were in the midst of living up the family traditions, I signed up to bring a crock pot of chili to a local Halloween celebration my family was planning to attend. … Continue reading»