holiday eating

What To Do With All That Halloween Candy

What To Do With All That Halloween Candy

Throughout this fall and winter, I’m sharing some perspective on intuitive eating during the holidays and some strategies for feeling less crazy around food.

If you have a hard time with the holiday season, if this post isn’t what you need today, or if it seems triggering - I hope you’ll close this screen and check back in for my next post, and know that my heart is with you.

Today, we’re talking about Halloween candy - including busting some myths around sugar, a way to make your selection more inclusive, and how to handle having it in your house.

Why You Should Pass Out Halloween Candy

Why You Should Pass Out Halloween Candy

There's something going around the Internet that I can't be quiet about any longer - the huge influx of people discussing how they're giving out stickers, temporary tattoos, and erases instead of Halloween candy this year. And I know that this is well-intentioned, because no, I wouldn't want my kiddo to eat too much of any one thing either. But the thing is, children are born with a solid, innate instinct about food that helps them regulate their own food intake. And when we try to regulate this for them by imposing food rules, the result is - simply put - not good.