We don't do Santa. No centuries-old fat guy sneaks into our house to bring presents. So far, the only downside to this is the amount of times I have to remind my child, who definitely received my know-it-all-gene, it is NOT his job to tell other children the truth about Santa.
Important disclaimer: You do you. I don't believe anyone is evil or stupid or any other terrible adjective for doing Santa. The purpose of this essay is not to criticize the Santa myth, but to explain why I don't do it and encourage those who think/feel similarly. Santa is fun and you should keep on keeping on with your Santa-loving self.
I decided to skip Santa just before my son's second Christmas, around the same time I realized the only reason I would perpetuate the myth was becauseRead More