Moms' Safety Tips For Halloween Mummy's Rules For Trick-or-Treating . . . Chime In! Oct 19 2010 • By Heather Maddan 2 0 Halloween is a sugar rush! Before most kiddos set foot out the door, lots of parents lay down a couple of safety guidelines for the night. From party pranks to trick-or-treating with friends, what are the traditions in your household? Chime in! Who Picks Your Child's Costume? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Deciding which costume to make or buy adds to the excitement of Halloween. Who chooses the outfit for your child? Halloween Candy: Unlimited Treats or Carefully Rationed Sweets? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lil darlings love to dip their hands into the bag of goodies and munch on sweets as they walk around on Halloween night. Do you let your child indulge or monitor their intake? Do You Let Your Children Trick-or-Treat at a Stranger's House? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knock, knock, do you need to know who's behind every door? While some moms map out a specific route for their trick-or-treaters, others allow their kids to venture into unknown neighborhoods. What do you do? When Is a Child Old Enough to Trick-or-Treat Without an Adult? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 You may have carried your costumed kiddo or pushed them door-to-door in a pram, but at some point the youngster wants to gather candy with friends. At what age is this OK? Do You Check Your Kiddo's Candy? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Before a child eats their treats, some mamas have their youngsters shake their sacks out on a table and sort through the sweets for suspicious-looking candy. Do you do this?