Exactly. If you can't enjoy the holiday for what it is, turn off your lights and don't answer the door. No need to pass judgment.<quoted text>
I'd be tempted to punch her. And send her the bill for my kid's therapy.
Not allowing a kid to trick or treat and eat some candy ONE DAY A YEAR is not going to change their weight.
People around here get bitchy when they see a van load of kids get dropped off on the corner to trick-or-treat "They're not neighborhood kids..." Yeah, well, maybe trick-or-treating sucks where they live. THEY'RE CHILDREN.