Ever since Avey really started getting into movies and such, she always showed a preference for the more intense scenes - or at least as intense as it can get in a G-rated flick. We let her watch something brief whenever we need her to hold still so we can do her hair. For a long time when we would ask her what she wanted to watch, she would respond, "Something really scary!" It seems our daughter is a bit of an adrenaline junky. It should come as no surprise, then, that she has been into Halloween in a big way. For example, she requested a "really scary" jack-o-lantern design this year:
Naturally, her favorite part of the season is the candy that has suddenly become available. As any good parents would do under similar circumstances, Kira and I will help her get her candy stash under control.