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1,763 voters participated in this survey

1. When my kids were little they both believed in Santa. My son figured it out when he was only 6. He was so sad but I asked him not to tell his little sister. He promised, I hugged him, he yelled, "I TOLD YOU SANTA ISN'T REAL!" to his sister about 5 seconds after the hug. Did one of your kids tell the younger siblings that Santa Claus wasn't real?

Yes
18%
318 votes
No
34%
594 votes
Not Applicable
48%
851 votes

2. I took my kids to the circus when they were really young. My son got scared during the "saw the lady in half" bit so I tried to be helpful. "It's pretend; it's not real..." "Like a cartoon?" "Yes, like Mickey Mouse." "Mickey Mouse isn't real?" Parent fail. Did you ever do anything stupid like this as a parent?

Yes
26%
464 votes
No
31%
540 votes
Not Applicable
43%
759 votes

3. Hiding Easter eggs and putting out Santa gifts was tough because I had to stay awake until I knew the kids wouldn't hear me. Did you ever fall asleep and wake in a panic because you forgot to set out "holiday surprises?"

Yes
20%
358 votes
No
39%
679 votes
Not Applicable
41%
726 votes

4. My kids are adults now, but every year I ask if they still believe in Santa and they are trained to lie to me (for the extra gift!) It's just something funny we do as a family. Do you have similar inside jokes with your kids?

Yes
24%
423 votes
No
34%
599 votes
Not Applicable
42%
741 votes

5. We made up our own fake holiday and celebrated it each year as if it were real. Has anyone else done this?

Yes
9%
166 votes
No
56%
987 votes
Not Applicable
35%
610 votes
11/12/2015 Sports 1763 42 By: dvtinker

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