When are children too old to trick-or-treat? This is a topic that often resurfaces close to Halloween. There are definitely two sides to this argument but I truly believe that children should stay young for as long as possible.
As a teenager, I continued the ritual I so loved as a child. I found a costume (often a cozy stuffed animal) and made the rounds around my small town. Heading home after collecting pillowcases full of treats to sort through my candy and do trades with my sisters. I never worried about being too old, but certainly remember receiving some comments like “you’re too old for this, let the little kids get the treats.” I always remembered those houses and avoided them in the following years.
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