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A deliberate mother’s guide to Halloween

How does a deliberate mother handle Halloween?

Does she work to make Halloween educational or meaningful (maybe delve into the history of Halloweeen or talk about the pros and cons of “scary”) or just accept it as a mostly meaningless but fun holiday?

Does she make the cutest homemade costumes ever for her kids or shy away from the whole dressing-up thing, worrying that it’s a waste of time and effort and doesn’t really advance her kids’ most important needs?

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