It may be Columbus Day for many of us, but it’s also time to start thinking about another thing: Halloween costumes.
We actually started discussing our son’s costume with him months ago. It’s not because we’re crazy for Halloween (it’s probably our least favorite, aside from the fun dressing up part). We talk about it for awhile because it’s a lot like the proverbial spaghetti on the wall: the more costumes we discuss, the greater chance that one will come up several times (and “stick”). Right now, a made-up superhero is in running for first place. So, “Super Hadley” it is.
Every year, I make and/or compile the elements of his costume. While sometimes this involves sewing or other intricate craftwork, my ultimate goal is to A) achieve a general idea of what our son (and, soon, our daughter…when she can talk) requests, and B) keep it as simple as … Read More