However, it’s a fast-moving holiday fraught with social expectations such as knocking on doors, meeting strangers, saying the right words (“trick or treat” and then, “thank you”) and then doing it all over again. In our neighborhood, there is also pressure to stay with the group (he wants to, but at his own pace, which can frustrate everyone). And it can be rainy, cold, hot and dark with a ton of flashing lights and streets to cross.
And yet he can’t help himself. He loves it. Continue reading