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I grew up in a country where we didn’t celebrate Halloween. There were no decorated houses, no dress-ups and gasp no trick or treating. I enjoyed Halloween vicariously through American sitcoms on TV. I could taste the candy…almost. Fast forward thirty odd years and skip a continent and here I am – not in America – but in Australia and who knew, but Aussies celebrate Halloween! Yeah, baybee! The first couple of years were easy – a Miss M was a witch (read: old black t-shirt of mine, with edges cut in zig-zags and a pointy hat), Little Man was a tiger and Baby G wanted to be a bunny – easy! A onesie with a pompom sewn on the bum, some bunny ears (left over from the #2 shop at Easter time) and some face-paint. I can face-paint like a champ, so we were all happy.
This year, Miss M asked if we could look in the shops for costumes. There are 2 options – really hot (temperature-wise) Superhero costumes and really hot (as in sexy) other costumes. What gives? Apparently, from what I see on sale online and at the shops, my little girl can go as a) a sexy pirate (hollywoodheartbreaker.com), b) a sexy cat or c) sexy Alice in Wonderland. Fabulous.
So, here’s my question for you. Are Halloween costumes for kids getting too sexy, or am I a prude?
Here’s the fun part! I will be giving away this adorable baby pea-in-a-pod costume, by AussieBuby.com! They have a range of amazing, beautifully-made costumes on their website, so please check them out.
To win this awesome costume for your baby, all you need to do is refer a friend to join They Call Me Mummy on Facebook and comment here. Best comment wins. The more friends you refer, the bigger chance you have of winning (and, of course, I’ll love you more than marshmallows). Share this page with your friends, your mothers’ groups…even random mamas at the park.
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