Going to meet Santa. Such an epic event that every parent looks forward to. It's one of those parental moments you dream about, and it really was fun! :) As usual we made sure to err on the side of being over the top in order to ensure the girls had the best experience-they met Santa a total of 4 times. (In all fairness 3 were just coincidence.)
We headed over to officially meet Santa in December near our house, Mr. real beard Santa was very nice.
But as soon as June saw who was holding her she was not a fan of old St. Nick.
Lyla was all like, "what's up with that?" She kept hugging him & staring at him.
We just happened to run into this free Santa and let me tell you- third times the charm! This was the REAL Santa, I believe in him. Definitely not one of his helpers.
Would anyone but the real Santa sweetly quiet baby Lyla like that? Nope.
And then at my family party on Christmas Eve Santa came again to give all the little ones their first Christmas gift.
It's fun seeing that magical little relationship of your kids with Santa begin to develop. They had so many chances to get to know him this year, hopefully they'll feel like old friends by next Christmas... ;)