Goblins. Ghosts. Witches. Vampires. Superheroes. Princesses. Pirates … and more. Purchased costumes or handmade in self-chosen or parental-guided attire, some shy and some outgoing, these school-aged entities have much in common – at least while seeking candy in atypical clothes one night of the year.
But beneath the face paint, colored hair, and masks, the likes and dislikes, resources, and creativity of these candy-loving creatures are vastly difference. And because they are, none of us would suggest that their costume choices be limited to one for girls and one for boys so only princesses and pirates knocked on candy-givers’ doors going forward.
That’s why in an era where you can have-it-your way from everything from T-shirt sayings to Instagram photo-transformations, and Build-a-Bear to create-a-burrito, it’s interesting to find (continue reading →)