On Saturday we took Namine to a movie. It was a showing of Free Birds, put on by the Variety children’s charity group for disabled kids. After the movie, they provided pizza and presents. Namine picked out a couple books and got a poster and a Katy Perry hoodie.

After the movie, Namine got her picture taken next to the big Frozen display.
After the movie, Namine got her picture taken next to the big Frozen display.

Later on, we went to the mall to get some Christmas shopping done. We met my parents and sister there so Namine could sit on Santa’s lap. Jessica and I don’t really care much for Santa, and we’ve made sure that Namine knows he’s not real, but this has always been one of those traditions that my mom is fond of.

Namine sitting on what she called "pretend Santa's lap."
Namine sitting on what she called “pretend Santa’s lap.”

The line for Santa was obscenely long, but we eventually made it through. Afterward, they gave the kids a Despicable Me 2 paper hat, with which Namine had a lot of fun.

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