Before our oldest child was born, we decided that Santa would not be a part of our Christmas festivities. We made the decision the way most people do who haven’t had kids yet: With full confidence that we knew exactly what we were doing. I Love and Hate That We Don’t Do Santa Now […]
Santa: Benevolent Do-Gooder or Creepy Old Man?
A version of this post first appeared on my Bangor Daily News blog in December 2012. I was sitting in the living room watching Eric and Samuel hang ornaments on the Christmas tree. White lights twinkled, the pellet stove blazed, Bing Crosby crooned in my head (we didn’t actually have music on… I’m trying to […]