SmilingBluEyes unreal. wow, the wonder of Christmas.
Yes Debbie, the Wonder of Christmas...
Christmas is a wonderful, precious and magical season.
Because of my religious beliefs.... I acknowledge and celebrate Christmas as Jesus Birthday.
However, my husband and I have made a decision to incoporate Santa Claus and the fantasy that is interwined with him into our Christmas traditions and our childrens childhood..... As a result the children do believe in Santa, and all the magic that is associated with him... When they wake up Christmas morning, they are surprised, and believe that Santa really does read their letters!
The children will not believe forever.... but for that period of their lives when they do believe... we want it to be magical and full of memories!
Of course there are those individuals who do not approve of our Christmas traditions....but that is the beauty of being who we are, we don't all have to agree! We are all entitled to our opinions.. and we are all free to celebrate Christmas as we see fit...
And I would hope that those who do not agree or like my way do doing things would refrain from being judgemental.