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Stop Playing Tricks with the Treats: Why you Should Let Your Kids Enjoy Their Candy this Halloween

Halloween is a FUN holiday meant to be enjoyed. Actually, it’s a wonderful opportunity to practice intuitive eating. Restricting, rationing, hiding your child’s candy and communicating these restrictions to your child can create a sense of shame and guilt when consuming these foods. A kiddo who is never exposed to any fun food will have a tough time eating them without shame and often this shame around food is carried into adulthood. .Providing your child with the support and structure to understand their own hunger/fullness/satisfaction signals without restriction can help them develop a positive relationship with food and Halloween is the perfect holiday to make this happen. But how do we accomplish this?

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