When I was a kid we celebrated like everyone else. When I was a teenager, we began to do crazy stuff, like go on graveyard tours after 10pm.
Now, that I am "sho' nuff" saved, and I have learned the history of Halloween, I see absolutely no reason for anyone to celebrate the date in any form or fashion.
What do you think?
It's a celebration of the harvest, just like Thanksgiving.
If I recall, the symbolism of Halloween is part of the ignorant and superstitious beliefs of the past... spirits and such. Why not either enjoy the foolishness of the day or else just ignore it?
Halloween, for kids, is about candy and mischief, period. It isn't helpful, I don't believe, to dredge up tales about the evil undertones of the event -- satan, spirits, etc.
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