1) FIRST DO NOT BAN THE CANDY OUTRIGHT.
The last thing you want is for kids to start thinking of candy as “forbidden food.” .
Scarcity can have a lasting influence on a child's eating habits, causing overconsumption
As hard as it may be, studies show that if you allow children
to eat as much candy as they want, they will eat less, if you do this.
2) TELL THEM THEY CAN HAVE ALL THE CANDY THEY CAN EAT
if they drink a full glass of water before digging in.
After unwrapping the candy, send the wrapper to TerraCycle
where they will recycle the wrappers into purses, pencil cases etc.
3) KEEP CANDY OUT OF SIGHT
There is no need to display Halloween candy
in a dish on the dining room table.
Keep veggies and a mix of salted nuts in full view
and then put the