What is the right thing to say if a child asks you if Santa is real. I say to always tell the truth.
The real culprits are those that tell children Santa is real in the first place.
Most of us try to teach our children not to lie, yet many lie to them, often.
There is no such thing as a little lie, or a white lie, etc. A lie is a lie.
Love and compassion is the most important attributes.
Truth, Honesty and Integrity is second, only to be broken in order to serve the first.
and no, it is not an act of love to tell children that Santa, the Easter bunny, the Tooth fairy, etc, are real.
Then there is this parents statement
" One parent told local station News 12 New Jersey her daughter was upset by the situation. “I was heartbroken,” Myra Sansone-Aboyoun told the outlet. “You know, my daughter is the hugest believer in the whole Christmas spirit – Santa, giving.”
Clearly this parent has only half a clue what the whole Christmas spirit really is. Giving, part of it, Santa, no