This year for Halloween we had:
An archer, a puppy, a glow-in-the dark skeleton, a gangster, a vampire, and a nerd.
Simon caught right on to the idea of trick-or-treating. The problem is, he doesn’t know it only works on Halloween.
Two days later, the bigger kids were in the living room with their candy spread all over the floor, sorted into piles for bartering. Simon kept trying to take people’s candy, and he and I both got yelled at.
“No Simon! Give that back! MOM! Get Simon out of here!”
He was really disappointed, until he came up with a brilliant idea. He grabbed an empty bucket, and told me his plan. “I go key-ko-key Nana.” Which means, of course, “I’m gonna go trick-or-treat Savannah.”
He bravely walked back into the living room, right up to the piano bench where Savannah’s candy was displayed.
Who could resist that ingenuity? He made the rounds to all of his siblings, and scored a piece of candy from each of them.