multiple allergies, plus trying to heal “leaky gut” and reduce possibilities for problems down the road = very challenging at candy season. hard enough for us adults; try explaining to a 3 year old why she can’t have that cupcake, or those candies, or… and explaining to friends and family why it’s not “oh just a little treat, it won’t matter”.
what to do?
here are some stellar suggestions/recipes for families in similar situations – I’m so going to try some of these!
20somethingallergies’ a few really awesome non-candy sweet tooth alternatives
homemademommy’s three ingredient maple pecan candies (I’ll try with coconut oil & almonds)
and my personal favourite: glow sticks!
- 5 Halloween Treat Myths You Should Know! (ignoringlimits.wordpress.com)
- DIY Project: Halloween Jar Luminaries (candlescoop.com)
- History of the “jack-o’-lantern” (whatisapumpkin.wordpress.com)
- Amazing Jack-O-Lanterns 2013 (lowdownblog.com)