Have Fun and Please be Safe
Originally posted on Bring Them Home:
Halloween is a fun and exciting night of the year for many children, but parents may feel uneasy and anxious about allowing their children to approach unknown homes.The InterNational Center for Missing & Exploited Children urges parents to use this night as a teachable moment for themselves and their children by reinforcing the importance of safety all year-long.
- Children should be accompanied by a parent or trusted adult and walked to the door by the parent to receive treats. Children should NEVER enter a home without his or her parents permission.
- Know the neighborhood in which you plan to trick or treat. Pick houses that you feel comfortable letting your child visit. Do not visit homes that are isolated or poorly lit.
- Be sure children do not approach…
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