Halloween: Making Sport Out of Scaring the Kids

Halloween: Making Sport Out of Scaring the Kids

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I find it interesting that we get such a kick out of scaring the bejeepers out of kids.

As parents, aren’t we supposed to protect our kids and make them feel safe and secure? But on this one day each year, we go out of our way to scare them. We send them out to collect candy from people that we don’t know if we can trust who may be trying to harm our children. I’m confused.

Talk about a mish-mash of historical traditions combined to eventually lead up to what we see today. Take a look for yourself, click here.

 

Photo courtesy of MS Office Clipart.

Via The Real Side with Joe Messina 10/25/13