No matter how you decide to put away the candy, make sure your children thoroughly brush their teeth after each snack.
Moderation is key.
Let your children pick out some candy each night until all of it has disappeared. Put the rest in containers, out of reach for you as well. You can even arrange a schedule for how your child will eat the candy.
Building Family Bonds
Create a gingerbread house with the leftover candy for your Holiday decorations.
© 2009 Jupiterimages CorporationStore your extra Halloween candy in containers.
Start a New Tradition
Several parents have children select a few pieces of candy once they return from trick-or-treating. The rest of the candy is disposed and instead children receive a present from either the Great Pumpkin or Halloween fairy.
Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, co-author of The Ultimate Diet Log; Penny Warner, author of Kid’s Holiday Fun, child development instructor; Beverly Presses, M.S., R.D., Mom, author of Simple and Savvy Strategies for Creating Healthy Eaters