Uh Oh! Apparently ‘Lying About Santa’ Can Be Bad for Parents Down the Road

Nov 28, 2016 at 10:17 am |

Should kids be told the truth?

The Tooth Fairy, the Easter bunny, Santa… these characters are a huge part of childhood and magical memories.

With Christmas next month, children are growing excited about Santa Claus making presents with his Elves in the North Pole. They’re anxiously awaiting Christmas Eve when they’ll dream about Santa squeezing down the chimney to bring Christmas presents for the family.

Child trying in elf costume

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Studies say that lying to children about the existence of Santa Clause can have a lasting negative effect, so watch out.

But, we're not allowed to have nice things because apparently Santa is a bad idea.