DailyDirt: Spoiler Alert… Santa Claus Ain't Real
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We’ve mentioned before how Santa is not quite believable, even though there are various explanations trying to defend his existence. If you have young children, you might be debating when to reveal the truth behind Santa. Maybe it doesn’t really matter. Here are just a few links related to parenting kids, and maybe your kids will find out about Santa on their own someday.
- Children generally stop believing in Santa Claus by age 8 or 9, according to psychology researchers. Kids aren’t as gullible as you might think, though, and they’ll start asking pointed questions about Santa’s extraordinary abilities at very young ages. [url]
- Kids are starting to trust search engines over asking their parents. In a survey of 500 kids, over half of them preferred asking Google over their parents when it came to seeking answers. So Google will probably be the one to tell them that Santa isn’t real. [url]
- Some parents have an urge to spoil their children rotten, and if you’re one of these folks, a few tips could break your bad habits. Buying toys for your kids doesn’t make up for not spending time with your kids…. [url]
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