Monday, December 04, 2006
Would the REAL Santa please stand up?
Camden is getting very excited for Christmas. Last year we told him that Santa Claus was just a cartoon character, much like Mickey Mouse or Thomas the Tank Engine. That answer seemed to work just fine, and he accepted it.
This year is different. Once again we discussed Santa, only adding that he is a fun pretend part of Christmas. We've even told Camden that Daddy and Mommy really put the presents under the tree, just like Mimi and Bapa do at their house. Camden told me, "I think you're lying to me. He IS real!" Um, no son....he's not.
So, we've made a few trips to the mall to see the nice man in a red suit. I wanted Camden to see that he's just a nice man dressed in a costume. While he agrees with me, he thinks that the real Santa sent these nice men because he's too busy making toys to be at the mall.
I guess we'll just keep telling him the truth and have some fun. After all, eventually he'll believe us....even if he's 30 before he does. :)