October 30, 2014
The ghouls and goblins are sure to be out tomorrow as Halloween is upon
us. Gives us, and the kids, an opportunity to act and look goofy, scary,
or really however we want to look.
The question is: how do you emerge from this
holiday indulging in the abundance of Halloween candy? Whether you are
accompanying your little one(s) on the door to door quest or awaiting
the arrival of the trick-or-treaters coming to your front porch, here’s
some ways to scare away the pounds.
Trick-or-Treat Workout: We’re
starting to see more and more parents driving their child(ren) around to
trick-or-trick. However, that’s squandering a golden opportunity to get
in some exercise. When chaperoning on Halloween stroll around the
Save them for the kids: You bought
the candy for the trick-or-treaters, not for yourself. Don’t indulge in
the candy while waiting for the next knock on your door. If you feel
the temptation will be too strong buy candies you aren’t fond of, or
even make some healthier treats for yourself such as popcorn or a fruit
Out of sight, out of mind:
candy is for Halloween, not for the days and weeks after. Don’t buy so
much candy that you can’t give out most to all of it in one night. And
when you are in the grocery store and you’re walking by the blowout
candy sale the days after Halloween, continue to walk pass it.