We visited Santa at our local nursery which was a much more private setting than the malls. No kids were around except the cute little Santa's helper thats pictured with us. Amazing looked at the white bearded man who was approaching her and instantly wrapped her arms around my neck, started kicking her feet and burying her face in my chest. She would look at him but didn't want anything to do with him, and she really didn't like him entering her safety space.
She has read many books about him and seen his picture all over but I'm not sure she realized he was a large fat Real man. Its almost like she knew he wasn't the real deal and she wasn't going to be fooled. He was an odd little santa, kinda insecure and closed off which really didn't help his energy around Amazing, who reads people very very well.
We sat next to him and she about jumped over my shoulder to get away she didn't want to have anything to do with this picture and to me it looks perfect!
Lets just say I think Mazi would be much happier if she were to be introduced to baby Jesus. She can't get enough of him and points him out in any nativity scene. we set up some christmas lights, a tiny tree and about 7 small nativity scenes around the house for our decor and she is inthralled with the baby Jesus in each one.
These two photos were taken exactly one year apart...