Santa...and Why should I like him?

Last weekend we took pictures with Santa at our church Christmas party.  Kaia was very excited!  

Harry couldn't seem to figure out why he was supposed to smile while sitting on this strange person's lap.

At least there was candy involved! 

Trying to figure out what just happened:

There was another baby at the party (actually she was almost 2!) who seemed pretty terrified of Santa...I was glad Harry didn't burst into tears!  

Do your kids love Santa or scream at the thought of pictures?  I'd love to know!  I might have one of each!


Amber@Nater Tot December 17, 2011 at 12:55 PM  

Haha! Harry's face is hysterical. Especially in the last one. Still so confused! Nate doesn't want anything to do with sitting on Santa's lap. I don't blame him, so I'm not pushing it. Merry Christmas!

Jansen Family December 17, 2011 at 8:40 PM  

Amber, That expression still makes me laugh! I think if he were an only child, we wouldn't have bothered with Santa, but since Kaia was so excited and Harry had to stay with us so he didn't tear down the church...yeah. ;)


Skye December 19, 2011 at 3:16 PM  

I love Harry's expression! He is like "WHO are YOU?!"
At least he did not have a full force meltdown like Julianna did! Ha!

Nicki December 21, 2011 at 10:37 AM  

My daughter tolerated then loved Santa. My son hated him and was sure to let him know!

Jansen Family December 21, 2011 at 9:35 PM  

Skye, I was glad that he did not have a complete meltdown, but I have to admit that there is something cute about it!

Nicki, That sounds like our story exactly! Though, Harry was good enough not to scream! ;)


S December 30, 2011 at 10:23 PM  

Hi, found you from Creative Child Curriculum. This is the 1st year my children have really taken a liking to Santa. Last year's Santa photo was hysterical. It certainly makes for some funny memories!

Jansen Family December 30, 2011 at 10:48 PM  

Hi S! Thanks for coming by! Kids are funny about Santa!


Carolyn January 8, 2012 at 4:05 PM  

Harry is looking more than a little apprehensive!!
Kaia makes the outing look way more fun!
I love you guys! Thanks for taking the time to post these.

Jansen Family January 8, 2012 at 6:33 PM  

Lol...apprehensive seems like such an understatement! No crying, though. ;)