Last night we took the boyz to Hubby's holiday party at work. The Big Guy was there. And man, was he authentic. Matter of fact, we even parked our car next to his "sleigh". A black Chrysler (according to Eldest, anyway - what the heck does this mommy
Just take a look at this guy:
Lemme tell you, the boyz were MESMERIZED. He? Was the Real Deal.
If Eldest had any doubts in that 7 year old Rainman brain of his, this guy wiped them out. For this Santa was gentle and soft-spoken, he asked the right questions, and he took his sweet ole' time with them. I may have even shed a (teeny tiny) tear as I took these pictures, watching the magic happen through the
Now, for those of you who may have children who are in that "is he/isn't he real?" phase, I just found this site (courtesy of The Mom Blogs).
Thankfully, I don't need to use it this year, but I have a feeling that my time is limited. And you can bet I'll be pulling that outta my Mom Bag O' Tricks when the need arises! (Hopefully not until at least 2011 - how naive am I???)
But for now? We in the Trenches are ALL Believers.