I was giving the Little Master a cuddle before bedtime tonight & we were chatting about the Easter Bunny's forthcoming visit. The Little Master wondered whether the Easter Bunny was big ... hopefully not as big as the creepy one below.
Or whether he was small, like the gorgeous little rabbit below.
He really couldn't make up his mind. But one thing the Little Master was sure about was the fact he was glad one of his really wobbly teeth didn't fall out today because that would mean the Tooth Fairy would also have to visit tonight and he thought that wouldn't be such a good idea. According to the Little Master, the Tooth Fairy might hear a noise made by the Easter Bunny & think it was him still awake & therefore not take his tooth & replace it with a coin. That would be a problem in the land of Tooth Fairies, Easter Bunnies & their like I suppose & an even greater problem when you're 7 like the Little Master is and you're really excited still about Tooth Fairies & Easter Bunnies.
It got me thinking ... I wonder how much longer my children are going to believe in things like the Easter Bunny, Santa, etc? Big Girl, who is 9, is still a huge believer in everything, particularly fairies. I know some people see perpetuating the myth of Santa, etc as lying to children but I love how my children can justify the existence of things such as fairies. Big Girl can find their magic in the simplest things e.g. she found some perfectly intact butterfly wings recently. To her, they'd been used by fairies. Such a beautiful imagination that I don't want to crush, but I suppose there will come a time when all will be revealed ... just not yet please.
12 hours ago