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    Crazy Family

    Won’t Be A Silent Night

    | NJ, USA | Children, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Parents & Guardians, Sons & Daughters, Theme Of The Month

    (I am at my mother’s helping her put up her Christmas decorations.)

    Son: “Daddy, how come you got a fake tree?”

    Me: “So it won’t make a mess, and grandma can use it again.”

    Son: “Well, that’s not nice. Jesus would want a real tree.”

    Grandma: “Well, grandma doesn’t want a real nice mess.”

    Son: *yelling* “Why won’t you buy Jesus nice things?!”

    A Santa Clause, Part 2

    | NJ, USA | Children, Parents & Guardians, Sons & Daughters

    (I am about 10 years old, and around the holidays I walk up to my mom.)

    Me: “Mom, is Santa real?”

    Mom: “Do you want presents for Christmas?”

    Me: “Yes.”

    Mom: “Then Santa’s real.”

    (To this day I have never questioned the existence of Santa in front of my mom, and I am now 23!)

    A Santa Clause

    It Isn’t Butter-Beer

    | NC, USA | Siblings

    (My youngest brother is 20 years younger than me. I take him around with me as I run errands. The week before New Years, I stop at the ABC liquor store with him in tow. He is awed by all of the creative bottles.)

    Brother: “Are these potions?”

    Me: “Yes, but only for grown-ups…”

    December 2012 Top Story Roundup

    | Not Always Related | Roundups

    December 2012 Top Story Roundup: Here are Not Always Related’s top-rated stories for the month of December!

    1. A Happy Ending Is In The Cards (862 thumbs up)
    2. Seek Comfort In Cousins (780 thumbs up)
    3. More Than A Whinge About The Syringe (709 thumbs up)
    4. The Magic Of Childhood (686 thumbs up)
    5. They Age So Fast, Ink And You’ll Miss Them (565 thumbs up)

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