It's time! The Halloween countdown has begun. We are all actively engaged in our Halloween preparations. Halloween is a big event at our home. Our Halloween decorations are up and at night our home is transformed to a Halloween wonder land with orange twinkle lights, apple spiced potpourri simmering on the stove, and Jerusha's costume from last year - a blood spattered white apron with a human liver in the pocket - prominently displayed on the front door. We've even discussed what Puck and Loki, our guinea pigs, should be for Halloween.
First, you blow up balloons and then you hand the slobbery balloons to your mom to tie the end into a knot.
|Mom demonstrating how to tie the slobbery balloon end into a knot.|
And don't be surprised that while you and your son are cleaning up the starch spattered on the kitchen floor and all you can think about is the starch dripping off the ceiling because you took the lid of the blender too soon, your son looks up at you, genuinely smiles and says, "Mom, that was fun! I really like hanging out with you."