Keeping Santa’s identify a secret is much harder today for parents than when I was a boy. Back then we didn’t have the Internet or the onslaught of cynicism that makes it hard for kids […] Read more
The thought of banishing Santa from my family caused me a lot of marital and personal stress. My ex-wife, for one, was soundly against it and pled for me not to do it. Despite my ex-wife’s pleas and even my own nostalgia with Santa, I wasn’t deterred until the last moment, when my ex came up with a desperate, brilliant story for harmonizing the story of St. Nick with Jesus.