We gave this letter to our almost 11 year old to explain Santa. He was upset at first but he loved the idea of keeping the magic alive for his younger brother. Santa, Christmas, holiday, letter, how to explain Santa, brothers www.ElementofFunVacations.com
"I depend on you. Even our very youngest guy like to feel he is somehow indispensable. He needs to know we count on him and that he plays an important role in our family. / I like you. Just the way you are. I enjoy your unique qualities and, yes, even your very own personality quirks. Basically, I think you’re a neat person."
Create a new tradition for Christmas with the Kindness Elves, an alternative to the popular Elf on the Shelf idea, and place the focus instead on positive, character-building activities for kids. Teaching love, kindness and gratitude with a hope to raise kids who move away from the “entitlement” attitude which pervades our modern generation.