PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One of the highlights of the year for many children is trick or treating and grabbing as much loot as they can.
But a bit of common sense is very important if you’re going to have your children join the fun.READ MORE: Man Killed In Road Rage Shooting In Springfield Identified, Authorities Say
One of the best suggestions i can offer his to make certain that a trusted adult joins the kids when they are trick or treating.
This is important for a wide variety of reasons.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Woman Killed After Disgruntled Patron Fires At Least 15 Shots Into Northeast Philadelphia Bar, Police Say
One of the biggest is to ensure safety throughout the evening, because it is the time when those who may have ill intentions could attempt to harm a child.
It is also very important to have reflective clothing. Many people might be coming home from work and not necessarily be aware that there will be children going up and down the street.
Finally, make sure you instruct your children to bring the loot home and not to be eating candy along the trip.MORE NEWS: Nearly 200 Graduates Celebrate GED Diploma In First Citywide Commencement In 3 Years
Wait until it can be inspected for safety at home. We want Halloween to be a special time and a great memory and avoid problems that occur.