The other Day we all went to the Happiest place on earth no not Disneyland, Costco. I have written about my love of Costco before so I will not gush I promise but I seriously just love that place.
We had all the kids in tow but I saw things I wanted to put in my girls easter baskets, Swim Suits, Goggles, Treats. How would they not see them? I made a hasty decision. I told the girls I wanted these to be part of there Easter (Not all, I am planning on getting them a few more fun things to be surprises today) I then decided to say:
“You guys know it’s just me and Daddy that give you presents on Easter right?” I worried a little bit what their answer would be. Was I destroying there Easter dreams dashing all of their hopes about life? I breathed a sigh of relief when my 6 and 9 yr old looked at me and said “Yeah mom we know it’s just you and Dad”.
My 6 yr old then said. “Mom even if there was a bunny it would actually be a guy dressed in a bunny costume”.
So I did not just ruin Easter after all and right when I was still a little worried a lady came up to me and said “I heard what you said to your girls and I think that was really great”.
I really did want my girls to focus on the real meaning of Easter this year. Why we really celebrate it. So we can think about Christ and the sacrifice he made for us and to spend time with our family.
While I never know if I truly make the all the right decisions for my little ones I will always know how much I love them and how they are always a step ahead of me.
So there you have it. I am going to make it a fun day for my girls for sure. They will search for eggs, eat tons and tons of candy ,and enjoy there Easter. Easter Bunny or not.
Yes they still believe in Santa and no I will not ruin that. until they figure it out for themselves.
*Photo from Wikipedia.