We had an epic Halloween this year. Piglet is at the perfect age for holidays. He was so into it! Our family costume was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Wyatt was Michelangelo, I was April O’Neil (I couldn’t find the yellow pants, but I made due) and Match was an awesome Casey Jones. We watched the 90s TMNT movie to get in character. Piglet loved it, and it brought back so many memories of my childhood. In a word, it was radical.
We hosted a costume party a couple weekends before Halloween and invited a bunch of our close friends and their kiddos.
Piglet had the time of his life, and us parents had a great time too. We get along with all of the families, and it felt like we were having a group date while all the kids ran off and played.
On Halloween day, Piglet and I dressed up as ninja turtles together. He got such a kick out of us dressing up together. My work had trick or treating stations set up, and Piglet was able to trick or treat in each office. I loved getting to show him off!
That night we had a blast taking him around our “hood”. We paired up with our neighbor friends, and we had so much fun watching them run up to doors and yell “trick or treat!” Piglet gave his shy friend confidence, and I was blown away at the difference between him from last year to this year. He’s so much more bold and far braver than I ever was. He even went to scary houses!
We spent the rest of the evening passing out candy to kids. We curled up on the front porch bench and read our bedtime stories outside so he wouldn’t miss anything. I love that kid, and I love that he’s as excited about holidays as I am. Until next Halloween, Cowabunga, dudes!