A recent online debate has prompted me to repost this blog I wrote three years ago. As a child I dearly loved Santa, and was deeply pained to learn he was only a story. As a parent, I wondered if there wasn't another way to avoid that sticky problem. Well, there is, quite a simple … Continue reading Have you ever considered skipping Santa and getting straight to the Savior?
Well, at least the pen of Santa. Or the keyboard . . . My friends the Stapleys came up with Santa's Red Letter a few years ago, letting Santa write back to kids (and adults, groups, etc.). Last year they asked me to compose the letter templates customers could choose from, and I wrote them more … Continue reading They put me on TV because they think I’m Santa Claus?!
We don’t do Santa at our house. Now, before you label me a killjoy, call social services because I'm a terrible mother, or weep for my children because I’ve lost the Christmas spirit and am destroying the holidays, allow me to explain myself. Then you can start sending the critical responses. I promise this won't … Continue reading We don’t do Santa