So let me be clear, we aren’t big promoters of Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. We do them, we just don’t make a huge deal out of them. We have actually been conflicted as to even acknowledge them at all, but for now, we are. So we have a main dish of Jesus’ birth and resurrection with a small side of the make believe costumed people. Do you know what that means? I am the Easter Bunny…if you’re a mom, doesn’t that just blow your mind?!
I still remember discovering my mom was the Easter bunny. While looking for cedar chips to change my hamster’s cage, I stumbled upon a huge cache of candy. Suddenly the pieces all came together. I had suspected due to some rumors around school, but I was saddened nonetheless. So I immediately ran and spoiled it for my younger brother. Cause that is what being the oldest is all about.
So, this morning I awoke at the crack of dawn and put candy all over my living room. Apparently when I was buying candy I thought I had 9 kids cause I have 3 full bags or candy that I didn’t even open. And 5 that are 50% full. And I gave my kids way too much candy. Cause I needed to use up some of these bags. So I wouldn’t eat them (although it is possible I still am sneaking candy out of the kid’s baskets). This is the dark side of CVSing that nobody warns you about.
I am a very sucky Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. I spent the morning telling my kids about the Easter candy that they missed and saying things like, “I think I put a few more over there.” Thankfully my kids were too busy shoving chocolate in their face to notice. I am no better at Santa. After they open a present I say things like, “Yeah I thought you might really like that book….uh I mean Santa thought.”
Thankfully I haven’t had to be Tooth Fairy yet. I will probably trip while sneaking the tooth out from under the pillow, waking up my child who will catch me with the dollar in my hand. Then I will confess the whole thing. Yeah, you should probably keep me away from your children.