One of the traditions we always did when our kids were little was to leave milk and cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve. And every year my husband tried to convince the kids that “Santa” would rather have White Castle burgers and Grape Soda. Our kids never believed him though, and so cookies and milk were always left by the tree. As the kids got older, they just realized that “Santa” is really just mom and dad.
Although one year we got them really good. It was the year they were 2, 4, and 6. The oldest was trying to convince the younger two that Santa wasn’t real. We were ok with that. It wasn’t something we have every really tried to convince our kids of. It was just a fun tradition. [Read more...]