For some people, Halloween, and the ghostly characters and events that accompany it, can become a tense time of year. It can sometimes be easy to forget that, despite the fun-filled holiday, there are often real fears associated with Halloween.
Whether you’re a parent with an anxious child, or you find yourself unnerved, there’s some simple ideas to help get yourself through the holiday without any scares.
Whilst some children are thrilled with the prospect of putting on a mask and dressing up for the occasion, the idea can be stressful for others. In particular, if you have a child who doesn’t cope well with surprises or can display disruptive behaviour, the evening has the potential to get a little off-track.
If dressing-up is a necessity, try costumes which don’t cover the face or neck