Why does the Easter Bunny come to our house and not her friends' houses?
I know some people say you shouldn't lie to your kids about Santa, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny but well, we do.
Santa is easy as many houses in Japan have some form of Santa.
The tooth fairy is pretty easy as we are heavily in the midst of a fairy book boom and in the fairy books only certain people can see them so Meg and Amy just think they are some of the chosen few.
But when it comes to the Easter Bunny we are really stuck. Why does he come to our house and no-one else's?
Until now we have gone with "He's an Australian thing and so he comes to your house because you're half Australian."
But this Saturday we are going to an Easter party and there will be kids from Ireland, UK, Canada, US and Japan to boot.
Hmmmmmm.... there goes the "It's an Aussie thing" thing...
I need a new answer. They are just so cute when they're all excited and running around the garden searching out eggs and squealing "He put one in my BIKE BASKET!!" and Amy continues to look for about a month after, to boot- just in case he came back. So I really don't want to just give up on it but it's getting a bit tricky to explain.
What do other multi-cultural families do?