We celebrated our first Halloween in our own home this year! I LOVE getting trick-or-treaters and couldn't wait for our 'very own'. Some Christians choose not to partake in the holiday, and while I respect that, I have no problem with some fun dressing up and candy appreciation. And while I won't be dressing my children up as grim reapers or devils anytime soon, I've always enjoyed the fun fall spirit and how the community comes together for the kids. Good times.
Candy choice is important. Always go with Mom's favorite:
On our way to the costume parade:
We weren't planning on going trick or treating with Anna, but our neighbors talked us into going with them, and she had a great time. Ben pushed her from house to house in a little car, and by the end of the night she was getting in and out herself, going up to houses, picking candy and putting it in her bag! Being that she's pretty shy in new situations, I was impressed.
|Doing the candy rounds.|
Or should we say Daddy's candy?
I am constantly reminded about the miracle that Anna has gone through this last year.
It's still hard to believe that my little girl went from this:
HAPPY FALL EVERYONE