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How much Halloween candy is ok to eat a day?

I only let my kids have a little bit of candy at a time. I was just curious how other parents do it!

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Asked by MaggieNSamsMom at 12:59 PM on Nov. 3, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I have been letting them eat as much as they want as they do their homework each day. We plan to get rid of it all this coming Monday so I'm giving them a chance to eat what they want.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 1:01 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I let mine have two pieces after dinner until it is gone. It usually lasts about a month.

    Answer by arenad at 1:02 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • my kids get 1 piece after lunch and 2 after dinner usually for a couple of weeks until they have it all picked over but this year they got a ton of candy so we will probably be tossing some of it.

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 1:08 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • 2 pieces after school, then a couple more after dinner. Last year, I said to dd, that she could eat as much as she wanted on halloween night, and if she got sick then she would know better next time. Turns out the next day, she didnt feel too good!! So this year, she didnt go so crazy on it. :)

    Answer by minimo77 at 1:13 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • he gets 2 pieces after dinner, 1 if it is something big or if he wants juice with it. AT thanksgiving what ever is left chocolate wise i bake into cookies and the rest is trashed

    Answer by wildwiccan83 at 1:17 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • One or two pieces a day.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 1:20 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I ration it out. Great way to get them to do chores without crabbing.

    Answer by salexander at 1:23 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • We've been letting them have a piece after lunch and a piece after dinner. If they pick a bag of like Skittles or M&M's after dinner, I halve it and save the rest for the next day.

    Answer by oahoah at 1:31 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I let my children pick 2 peices each evening after dinner. =)

    Answer by 4_28_bbboy at 1:57 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Depending on how high the sugar content is, 1-3 pieces.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 2:50 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

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