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Old 10-07-2012, 10:37 AM   #26
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Re: Question for the Non-Santa Crew

It's a good and valid question Since I've been on both sides [non-Santa and now Santa], I'll answer from my persepctive.

At first I wanted to credit because I wanted my boys to understand how hard we work and to be grateful. After my son said that he believed and I began re-evaluating I realized that for me personally, I like to give gifts with no strings attached and I kind of felt like it was attaching strings when I would go out of my way to let them know they were from us and we worked hard. Then I realized I could still teach gratefulness and value [both monetarily and other ways] with out having to say 'those are from me'.]
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