It’s a time-honored holiday tradition for children to go to the mall to meet Santa Claus, tell him what they want for Christmas and pose for a festive photo. It’s also a time-honored tradition for said photo opp to descend into chaos.
Indeed, many parents end up with photos of their kids screaming, crying, running away or just making a random, silly face with Santa. Sometimes, Santa even joins in on the fun.
We asked the HuffPost Parents community to share photos of their children’s less-than-picture-perfect moments with Santa. All we can say is these kids basically nailed it.