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What About Santa?

December 15th, 2010, Promulgated by Bernie

From the National Catholic Register’s “Daily Register”

by Danielle Bean Tuesday, December 14, 2010

I once asked my mother why we didn’t “do” Santa in our family when I was growing up. I expected some kind of philosophical answer about the importance of not muddying religious holidays with secular traditions, but what I got instead was a sobering story of practical parenting.

“We tried to do Santa,” my mom told me, “But the day your brother…

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2 Responses to “What About Santa?”

  1. Louis E. says:

    A parent should not set a child’s sense of wonder up for inevitable betrayal,and guarantee a personal credibility issue later on.

  2. I really enjoyed the article and heartily agreed.

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