and of course Pizza!
Hersch did a face plant and bit his inner lip pretty badly. There was a lot of blood and he wasn't up for letting me take a look, and certainly was in no mood for ice.So I grabbed a Haagen-Dazs sorbet and yogurt bar. The coldness calmed him down and dramatically reduced the swelling. Also, the fact that the bar was red had the added benefit that he didn't notice it was covered with blood for the first few nibbles.
(All I could find at Amazon were the fancy stainless steel travel mugs but plastic insulated mugs work as well for this purpose, as long as you don't cook in them.)If you use instant oatmeal, all the quicker.
If your kid's Halloween haul looks like ours, you'll be well-supplied with sugar till the candy canes start arriving in December. A few suggestions to help you disperse your little pirate's booty:
And -- need it be said? -- sneak it yourself after the little ones are in bed and out of earshot.