6 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Kids About Santa

Oh Santa, you jolly representation of Christmas spirit, you. As much as I love the joy you provide my kids, it’s times like these (T-minus 5 days, folks) that I begin to wonder why my family ever decided to play into your special brand of parental torture. I mean, I guess I know why we […]

My Tween Son is Afraid to Let Go of Santa

I was sure last year would mark the final Christmas that Boy Wonder believed in Santa. As the lone believer in his 5th grade class last year, he fought hard to convince himself and others that Santa was real. In spite of all the evidence to the contrary and doubtful noise around him, he chose […]

My Tween Still Believes in Santa: How Old is Too Old?

I have a 10-year-old son who still very much believes that Santa is the real deal. Still. Up to this point, Boy Wonder’s belief in Santa has been sort of cute, not to mention super convenient. Since this kid is the absolute last person I’d trust with a secret (notorious bean-spiller), his belief in jolly old […]