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Old 10-06-2012, 04:56 PM   #9
Terra
Drinks her not-just-a-smoothie pina coladas in ALL CAPS in front of her preschoolers before she takes her CDs and goes home.
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Re: The power of Santa...

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Hahah...I fully use the power of Santa! We have Elf on the Shelf an he comes out in November. That gives me almost two months of good behavior because all I have to do is say the elf is watching. LOL.

I think parents who say they never lie to their kids are either lying themselves or in denial. I tell outrageous lies to my kids all the time and it makes them laugh. I enjoy a silly, fun home environment so it's very common for me to tell a kid that if they don't stop misbehaving a turnip is going to sprout from their nose. If that means they will need therapy in late life, oh well...at least they'll have a good sense of humor.
sounds like me too. I admit that I am not above bribing too. I keep a supply of gummy bears, fruit leathers, and Popsicles!
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