No parent wants to lie to his or her child. And no parent wants to burst the magical bubble that makes the holiday season so precious.
This article has some really great ideas that will hopefully help you soften the fairytale blow.
First, let me set this up: Martha’s daughter has figured out the truth about Santa, which “left her mother grappling with how to explain that belief.” She did it with this letter:
Thank you for your letter. You asked a very good question: “Are you Santa?”
I know you’ve wanted the answer to this question for a long time, and I’ve had to give it careful thought to know just what to say.
The answer is no. I am not Santa. There is no one Santa.