Thursday, December 6, 2012

Do You Have a "Santa Baby?"

Do you have a Santa Baby?  My youngest was by no means a Santa Baby when he was 1-yr.-old, as you can clearly see in the first picture below.

This photo cracks me up because we thought it would be such a good idea to take little man to see Santa... that is until we got there!  And the Santa was what, 16-yrs.-old?  ROFL!  That is my son trying to get off of Santa's lap as fast as was humanly possible.

2008

A couple of years later he agreed to sit with Santa again, but only if his older brother and sister sat with him too.  He still looked a little nervous.  At least Santa Claus was more age-appropriate in that one, lol!

2010

This year (yet again two years later), little man was finally ready for the visit (eager in fact!).  He even had a request list made up and was more than ready when Santa asked the big question.  Atta' boy!  I guess these things just take time sometimes, lol.  :)

2012


How about your little one(s)?  Are they "Santa Babies" or do they say, "No Thank You!" when it comes to visiting the man in red?


39 comments:

  1. Both of mine were Santa Babies but from a distance jejeje, it was difficult to get them to sit on his lap, lol See you around

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    1. Yeah, that's how my youngest was too...he liked Santa real well in books or on TV, lol.

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  2. I believe each of them have had a year when it was unhappy, but for the most part they took it in stride. lol

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    1. I had three out of four who liked Jolly Old St. Nick. :)

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  3. LOL! Our first year went well. Took the boys to see Santa today and he was late! so we left!
    Leigh

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    1. Aw, Santa is the one who missed out on your cute boys!

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  4. Glad he is finally warming up to the big guy! Mine were always good with Santa. It was the Easter Bunny that scared the pants off them though!

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    1. LOL! I like the Easter Bunny pics too. :)

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    1. I know, he was probably freaking out trying not to drop the screaming kid. I felt almost as bad for him as I did for my own. :)

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    1. Thank you. Glad you stopped by to visit the blog. :)

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  7. That first picture cracked me up! Thanks for sharing. :)

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    1. My son still doesn't think it's funny, but I sure do. ;)

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  8. Oh goodness, I can so relate! I recently posted about my 2-1/2 years and nearly 1 year olds visits to see Santa...and how different those visits were!! http://daneesey.blogspot.com/2012/11/an-odd-conglomeration.html Thanks for stopping by for Favorite Things and being part of the hop!! :)

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    1. Thanks for visiting back! I saw your cute grandbabies! :)

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  9. Hahaha I love these pictures!!! :)

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    1. Thanks, Jen. I like to break out all of the old Santa pics when the holidays roll around. They make me happy. :)

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  10. Tried to get my son's picture with Santa tonight ....but he would have no part in it. He just turned 3.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

    Happy Holidays
    KIM
    http://www.mommieagain.com

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    1. I guess a stranger w/that fake hair and beard can be a little disconcerting. :)

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  11. Awe, I think it's so cute when Santa scares them. My older sister was scared of Santa for awhile, she had a fear of men with beards!

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    1. It's strange if they've never seen one...prolly even more strange if it's big, fluffy, and white, lol.

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  12. My boys aren't big fans of seeing Santa in person--the last few years the whole family has had to sit with Santa if the boys are even going to consider it. And then they refuse to smile!

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    1. Aw, little guys. Those'll probably be the pictures they laugh at years from now. :)

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  13. My husband does not like taking family pictures. When we have kids then he will not have a choice and I will get some of these wonderful pics with Santa! lol
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  14. My boys have had their picture with santa every year since they were born - whether they like it or not. I have a great one of my oldest when he was about 17 or 18 months old screaming bloody murder on santa's lap - and it's my favorite picture of them all LOL.

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    1. I wasn't even going to buy the first one I put up, never even considered it, but hubby was laughing and said, "Are you nuts, of course we want it!" And it's been his favorite ever since, lol.

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  15. Adorable! Thanks for sharing these pics and for visiting me at Doorkeeper. Blessings!

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  16. your pictures are great! what fun memories for you. My kids sat on santas lap, motionless and expressionless.

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  17. I'm glad he's better with Santa now! My older two didn't care either way if we saw Santa or not. Autumn on the other hand, whose now nine, has NEVER wanted to go near Santa until last year. I was hoping it would happen before she didn't believe anymore! Just in the nick of time :)

    Thanks for linking up with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party!

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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    1. ha, nice play on words w/the "nick" of time comment. ;)

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  18. I was always creeped out by the Mall Santa as a kid too actually. Now as an adult female, I think I'm still creeped out;) Ha!

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    1. Hubby wanted me to sit w/Santa once and I said Pass. :)

      I think it's fun for the kids to though, or all of us as a fam. :)

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  19. Hello! Found you VIA the Aloha Bog Hop...i'm excited to keep reading your blog...new follower :)

    lolalucy09.blogspot.com

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  20. Isn't the transformation from utter fear to confidence and excitement adorable? My son used to H A T E Santa so much but now he looks forward to it. I think once they realize he's the one giving gifts, it makes them like him a lot more! :)

    Thank you so much for participating in our Aloha Friday Blog Hop!! I am following you, of course!! Wishing you and yours a lovely week!!

    Aloha,

    Jean {What Jean Likes}

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