For all those who enjoy celebrating Halloween, and are feeling disappointed or frustrated about not doing so in the same way you traditionally do, I wanted to share a story I recently heard--one year a family couldn't go out trick or treating (I forget the reason why), so instead the parents got their kid's favorite candy, hid it around the house, turned of most of the lights and had a spooky search for it. Afterward they had pizza and watched their favorite Halloween movie together. The whole family enjoyed it!
This story reminded me of the resiliency and creativity that people can show when things can't go as we may like. If you're looking for some safer ways to celebrate Halloween this year, here are some ideas of low risk activities from the CDC: