Re: The power of Santa...
I've never pulled the "I'm calling Santa" card. It's just as bad as "Just wait til your dad gets home" etc. Basically it's transferring the power of authority away from you and shows to your children that your are essentially not the one in charge, therefore perpetuating the cycle of misbehavior.
So, yeah, nope
Tanya, mama to four wonderful girls, wifey to my favorite guy