As my kids sorted their Halloween candy for the umpteenth time the other day, I decided I needed to take action.
Their haul was huge last Thursday night. Bigger than ever before, probably. If they ate one piece a day, they'd probably have candy until January.
I've already started a discussion about donating some of the candy. My older daughter's soccer league is collecting candy at its offices this week to donate to the troops. And, last week, I wrote about how some dentists and orthodontists are collecting candy to donate to the troops.
I don't have a problem with them eating candy, but in moderation. I'm not sure a daily piece of candy until January (plus all of the treats of Thanksgiving and Christmas) is really healthy for anyone.
So they'll be packing up about half of their candy today, I'm sure with some grumbling and complaints. I'm thinking next year I need to start this conversation before Halloween.
How do you deal with great deals of Halloween candy?
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