How to tell your child the truth about Santa

Telling your child that Santa isn't real can be a tricky balancing act.

While you don't want to ruin the fun - you also don't want them to be teased by classmates for not knowing.

You want to let them know the truth, but you don't want to ruin the magic of Christmas.

We've found a tried and true way to tell your child about Santa, without crushing their hearts.

It's a way to bring them into the magic versus bringing on tears of sadness.

The key is to build them up as a growing helper in your family - and one who is ready to take on the responsibility of BEING a Santa.

Learn all about how to tell your child gently about Santa and bring them into the fun of being a Santa here.