“Daddy, do you know who the best daddy in the whole world is?” Piper asked, cuddling up in her daddy’s lap.
Daddy was basking in it, just waiting for his award. “Who, honey?”
“Santa Claus. He’s the best daddy in the whole world because, man, think of the presents!”
a practical girl, though not something I would reveal while sitting on daddy’s lap
She did bust daddy’s bubble a bit. She’ll probably want to redeem herself around the holidays when she realizes who really buys the presents.
ah, but it is too soon for that reality – I believed in Santa until I was 12 – actually I still do
Much too soon. Sissy still believes in the Tooth Fairy, which is by far the creepiest story we tell our kids. Santa rules. Forever.