I’m sorry, it’s true: I love Halloween. Judge if you must, but I’m not particularly bothered by the unsolicited opinions of others, anymore.
I don’t care for the dark, scary, evil stuff, nor the questionable backstory, BUT… I so enjoy dressing up the fam and socializing with neighbors. It’s kind of my jam.
We turn costuming into a homeschool project, typically beginning to brainstorm ideas the morning of November 1st for each following year. The kiddos pillage their dress-up bin, the recesses of our closets, and the racks of Goodwill in pursuit of curating the optimal ensembles, emphasis on creativity. (It’s not just Halloween, it’s quite normal for us to dress up for birthdays, school projects, and Awanas– my girls have been Bible Character Dressup Night champs for three years running.)
Stay tuned for this year’s costumes, and in the meantime enjoy our…
Ghosts of Halloween past: