Oh my god, I love this! It’s just what I wanted!

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Anyone roll this little number out on Christmas Day?

I think when you have kids then this is a response you need in your repertoire as sometimes they are going to get you the shittest gift at the mother’s day stall. But what happens when it’s not mother’s day and it’s not your darling child doing the gifting? Do you carry on with the charade or do you come clean and ask for the receipt?
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Yes, I lie to my child. And not just about Santa.

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How's this for some Christmas spirit? (not my house btw)

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And deceitful apparently. Some people get really worked up about this whole Santa lie thing. Which I honestly didn’t even know was a thing until this year.  It’s not my thing but it gets quite a bit of airplay in the world that is parenting.

Personally,  I don’t buy into all that crap. Sure, Santa is a lie but so what?

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A little bit of this, and a little bit of that and a whole lotta LOVE

When I was composing this post in my head yesterday I had a big excited bragfest going on (and ahem, YES I “compose”). I was going to tell you aaaaall about how out of the 7 possible days to exercise this week I actually nailed the full 7 AND that I did my first 25 min straight run today.

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