Behind the Beard: Stories and Tips from The Big Guy to Help Parents Ensure Belief!

Behind the Beard: Stories and Tips from The Big Guy to Help Parents Ensure Belief!

by Bill Buckbee

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While the wide-eyed optimism of youth fades far too quickly, a happier childhood is possible for the kids you love. It's within your power to preserve optimism and extend belief longer by making Christmas even more meaningful.

Who better to teach you how than The Big Man himself?

This real-life Santa shares how to make family traditions and gift-giving memorable without breaking the bank. Hear stories too of his encounters with children that brought a tear to his eye or made him roar with laughter. This behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be Santa will prepare you for your next visit with him and reveal the great joys that being Santa brings.

Discover how you can deliver Christmas magic that helps your child believe in more than just the holiday. If you're not careful, you just might find yourself believing too!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945847325
Publisher: Aleweb Social Marketing, D.B.A. Emerald Lake Books
Publication date: 07/21/2020
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Bill Buckbee is a country-living guy who enjoys golfing and fishing in the little free time he has. He is married to his work and is dedicated to his community.

As a full-time job, he runs the nonprofit park and museum that he grew up going to as a child. He has spent years as a youth coach of basketball, baseball and football, and has even coached semi-pro women's football. He has spent time as a volunteer firefighter and is an active Freemason.

In addition, Bill was elected as state representative in 2016 to the Connecticut General Assembly, which he highlights as the honor of a lifetime to represent the town he loves so dearly.

Bill has spent more than 25 years playing softball and recreational league football, and his teammates are family to him.
One of three kids, Bill takes family seriously, but always with giant hugs and bigger smiles. A proud uncle to a niece and four nephews (who call him "Uncle Buck"), he can never see enough of them.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1 - Being and Becoming

Chapter 2 - Power of the Suit

Chapter 3 - Where Do You Start?

Chapter 4 - It's Gotta Be Memorable

Chapter 5 - Family Traditions

Chapter 6 - Santa Starts at Home

Chapter 7 - Letter to Santa

Chapter 8 - One More Year

Chapter 9 - Pick Your Santa

Chapter 10 - Mall Santa

Chapter 11 - Recognizing Yourself

Chapter 12 - Talking to Santa

Chapter 13 - Grandma and Grandpa

Chapter 14 - Favorite Requests and Questions

Chapter 15 - Heart Strings

Chapter 16 - A Santa Visit

Chapter 17 - More Home Visits

Chapter 18 - Buttery Expansion

Chapter 19 - Operation Mistletoe

Chapter 20 - Final Chapter

Chapter 21 - I'll Be Back Again, Someday


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