Back in the day when I painstakingly wrote my Christmas list to send to Santa, I hoped that he would receive the letter and respond accordingly. I never expected a reply, but it would have been awfully nice... if not downright thrilling.
A personal message from Santa is now possible, through the Portable North Pole application. Simply visit the site, answer a few questions and upload a photo or two... and the video is emailed to you in a matter of moments.
Not only does the video give an inside peek at the workings of the North Pole, Santa cheerfully and warmly advises your child to improve (in the area you specify) behavior, with a twinkle in his eye. What kid wouldn't respond to that?
Here's where to go to create your own: