Writing letters to Santa is a Christmas tradition, and while the requests have changed through the years from Red Ryder BB guns to iPads and Taylor Swift concert tickets, the sentiment behind them remains. Check out five adorably candid letters sent off to the North Pole this year that are sure to make you say "awww."

"Dear Santa, Mommy's being mad. Please do not give her a present."

Letter to Santa
Instagram user @ambergattas
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Santa is a doctor?

Letter to Santa
instagram user @ilovebrayz
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Sarah is a girl who knows what she wants

Letter to Santa
Instagram user @smurph614
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"Even though I'm Jewish, I still believe in you"

Letter to Santa
Instagram user @arielxreiter
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"Our gingerbread made us vomit"