For parents with kids old enough to go “trick or treating” alone this year, you’re probably proud of your intelligent, responsible, well-behaved kids. So you reward them with their first chance at Halloween freedom.
On the flip side, sending your kids out without you on Halloween of all nights can be scarier than watching an all night horror movie marathon on TV, complete with coats arranged on a coat hook in the shape of a menacing person in the dark, and a gigantic hairy spider sharing your popcorn.
Even if your kids are going out with older kids or other parents, the fact that you won’t have your eye on them for the entire trip gives you pause. That doesn’t mean you have to be completely blind to your kids’ safety when they are alone or in the care of others this Halloween. Check out these 7 apps that will give your kids an extra layer of safety and give you an extra layer of peace of mind.