i'm having my first baby soon and i've always said that i would never tell my kid about santa. i see so many children that are unappreciative because santa is kind of made to seem like he can just get them whatever at no effort. to me, it takes away from the actual meaning of christmas. i was told about santa and of course i loved it and waking up to all the surprises every year but i just don't think i want my child to think that he's real and stuff. did anyone ever think they wanted to do that or actually do it?