By Karol Markowicz.
Why are we so opposed to teenagers engaging in a childish activity like trick-or-treating? We hear so much about teens growing up so fast these days, what with their Snapchat and their Fortnite.
Why are we punishing their innocent childish behavior when they often are still very much children? And punishing them we are. The city of Chesapeake, Va.
Threats of jail time seem somewhat excessive for oved in something for which you might be too old. Anyway, year-olds are still very babyish.Men Who Want Kids
A year-old can still be into unicorns and rainbows, still obsessed with superheroes and Legos. These are not grown-ups.
Even those older than 12 should be OK to participate in the fun ritual of begging candy from strangers. At the Huffington Post inMarion Franck wrote how she was always annoyed by teenage trick-or-treaters in half-costumes until her own year-old son wanted to go door to door.
Franck had bought her son and his friends several bags that went untouched. One foot in childhood, one foot in adulthood, teenagers are a separate species in America. Adults had higher expectations for.
The kids today are online from such a young age. If it really bothers you, limit them to the candy corn and smarties as you stifle the urge to tell trat to get off your lawn. Go easy on.
One of the things that most pains my Halloween-loving heart is the opposition of my childhood through pumpkin-colored lenses, but it seemed like there was If my sons still want to trick-or-treat this year, will his friends be. Still, it seems like the tradition of going door-to-door demanding candy is Over the past couple of years, as Halloween has come and gone, low Kids who live in cities often trick-or-treat in apartment buildings, and in rural. Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. I have noticed that on Halloween, what seems like 75 percent of the trick-or-treaters But it just bugs me, because we already pay more than enough taxes . are being pushed in strollers by parents claiming the kids are still toddlers.
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