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Sadly, this year one of the great joys of Christmas will be gone. My daughter (pictured on her first day of school several years ago) no longer believes in Santa, so she and I can no longer track Santa his journey all over the world via the North American Aerospace Defense Command (pictured). My teenage son has always been very good about helping make Christmas special for his little sister, but this year some rat at her school told her the truth about Santa. It was inevitable, and I never made a great effort to make her believe, but she believed and was happy to do so, and I was happy to go along. Normally every Christmas Eve she and I get some eggnog and she sits on my lap in front of the computer and we track Santa on his journey. I highly recommend it for all parents of small children. To see what NORAD does, click here and check out the video below. On Christmas Eve, go to http://www.noradsanta.org/en/home.htm. They currently have some children's activities and pretty pictures there, so it wouldn't be a bad idea to introduce it to your child now. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPwuGud1tC0&NR=1]

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