Modern Etiquette: Treat Them Right

For parents, the scariest part of Halloween can be the amount of cavity-inducing sweets their kids consume after returning home. since home-baked goods are frowned on these days and kids don't get too excited about pretzels, what treats can you substitute for candy? these might do the trick:

--COLD CASH Roll up all those unwanted pennies in papers, or put a dozen or two in drawstring bags. With any luck, the kids will use them for something other than candy shopping--maybe even give them to UNICEF. (Avoid this one for kids 3 and younger.)

--PETRIFYING PENCILS Halloween-theme pencils, erasers, sharpeners or...

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