Kids and Santa ???

@Calais (10905)
Australia
December 16, 2008 9:23pm CST
Yeah its that time of the year.... Santa is sitting on his throne in the shopping centres...Kids screaming and crying...Which made me think to write this... Why do parents Traumatise their poor little kids to go and sit on Santas lap ??? You can see the fear in the kids eyes, yet the parent still persists, and to get a snap shot of their child balling their eyes out..That must be attractive..lol..I think its horrible behaviour on the parents part... I would definantly not force my children to do it... When you think about it..Santa is quite scarey...Bright red suit, big fluffy beard etc .... You only see him once a year...What are these kids supposed to think...and what about stranger danger,...lol.. Let me know what you think, just for a laugh... Cheers
2 responses
@Feona1962 (7529)
• United States
17 Dec 08
Hey...I'm scared of him and I'm not even a kid... Anytime that I took my kids to see Santa if they didn't want to go near him then they didn't.. Same with my grandkids...They don't want to go near him so that is okay with me... Now this year the youngest grandson who is 4 actually sat on his lap and posed for the camera.. I don't understand parents who MAKE their kids sit on his lap...or some that have told them they won't get any presents if they don't sit on Santa's lap...Hello..Knock Knock..That is so far from the truth.. No wonder kids are afraid of Santa, the Easter Bunny and such... Good Post..
@Calais (10905)
• Australia
17 Dec 08
LOL !!! You big scaredy cat .... No pressies for you !!! Yeah I ask my kiddos if they wanna talk to him , they say no, so I dont force the issue, they'll do it if they want to when they are ready...
@Feona1962 (7529)
• United States
17 Dec 08
Yep...Scaredy Cat with a capital S. and capital C...Hey that could stand for Santa Clause...HA HA I know what fear is so I would never ever put my grandsons in that position EVER.. So how are the little munchkins...Growing up too fast...Give them big hugs from Auntie Feona...xoxo
@dio123 (1790)
• India
18 Dec 08
yes I also agree parents should not force their kids to get close to santa if they are scaring him
@Calais (10905)
• Australia
18 Dec 08
Yeah for sure, I dont see any point in scareing the kids unneccessarily..