It's Not About the Costumes, It's About Shared Experiences
I had the pleasure of being a part of the Trick-or-Treat festivities at my son's home. With five kids, from the ages of two-years-old to twelve-years-old, getting into costumes and being ready to leave the house together, it was quite an experience.
Controlled chaos is how I like to think of it. To the credit of my son and his fiance, the process flowed smoothly considering the last minute details to be dealt with and the growing excitement of the siblings.
Even in their eagerness to hit the sidewalks, the kids helped each other out with getting into costumes and finding pieces and parts of same. Their individual personalities were evident, yet together they functioned as a team.
It warmed my heart to see the family all pull together, even for such an insignificant event in the entire scheme of things. Sure, they were cute in their costumes, but the real significance of the day is the shared experiences we all will have to look back on.
Image Credit » Photo taken/owned by Deb Jones 10-26-2014