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December 10th, 2012, 01:31 PM
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We played pretend Santa with our kids. They are old enough to know now. But we did talk about how it was mean to tell other kids about it.

When I was little, we didn't do Santa, and I had NO CLUE that anyone actually seriously believed in Santa. So I was the mean one (not on purpose) that, totally without any tact at all, told everyone that it wasn't real. I have felt awful for years that I did that.

As far as the God thing, I'm atheist. We tell our kids that all sorts of people believe all sorts of different things. Everyone has a right to their beliefs and we shouldn't tell people that what they believe isn't true. It's just not nice.
Susan, dh Tom, dd Megan (15), ds Marcus (13), Our together miracle, baby Dean, 17 months

Crazy enough to try all over again for a second together baby! Hoping for a much less wild ride this time!

TTC with PCOS for 5 very long years. Annovulatory cycles. Multiple doctors. Different meds. One horrible loss. And then one wonderful success, born 2/18/14.

I never knew until that moment how badly it could hurt to lose something you never really had. - Missed Miscarriage at 10 weeks - 3/26/13
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