Whether you’re a seasoned pro or newbie, it is always best to go over a few simple steps that go along with trick or treating with your kids to ensure your Halloween is a happy and safe one for you and your children!
- Find Community Events.
- Don't let your little tyke get overtired this Halloween.
- Wear a costume that can easily be seen.
- Don’t mix running and costumes!
- Set a meeting time and place.
- Find safe areas for trick or treating.
- No porch light, no stopping.
- Swap the door-to-door with a party at home.
- Have fun!
Robert Nickell (a.k.a. Daddy Nickell), father of 7, offers his "5 cents" worth of advice to expectant and new parents. Daddy Nickell is the founder of DaddyScrubs.com, delivery room duds, gifts, and apparel for dads, and the Daddyscrubs.com blog, where he covers topics about parenting and the latest baby and kids gear, all from a Dad's perspective.
About Daddy Nickell
For his blog, Nickell writes from a father’s perspective on topics such as bonding with your child and what the father should expect during pregnancy and infancy. Daddy Nickell also contributes his parenting expertise to national talk shows and daytime television shows. He has been featured on “Good Morning L.A.,” “Good Morning Texas,” “Daytime TV" ABC15 Phoenix, MSNBC, WZZM 13, San Antonio Living, KSBI TV, and as a syndicated columnist for national newspapers, parenting magazines and websites including Baby Couture Magazine, Oh Baby! Magazine, City Parent Magazine, The Bump, Parenthood, and Homeschooling Parent.