What a timely post for Christmas…thank goodness I’ve never picked this book up for my kids. In fact my children don’t believe in Santa at all. My youngest was so traumatised by the thought of a strange man coming into your house whilst sleeping at night and really I don’t blame her when we are trying to teach them stranger danger. This is a great article worth a cuppa and a read.
If you’re like me, then the holidays are a time of elaborate decoration, gift-giving and the hidden look of disappointment in your parents’ eyes as they come to terms with another season that you’ve stood by your decision not to have children. Luckily for my parents, my younger sister has two little boys that love Christmas! My parents adore them and my sister and her husband are heavily involved in their lives and forming nostalgic memories for them to look back fondly on. One of the “traditions” that my sister introduced is the Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition.
For those of you who aren’t in the know as I was not, Elf on the Shelf is a posable elf doll and accompanying book that outlines what this little elf means for the children of the house. The book goes on to tell the children to whom it is…
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