Tag: Elf on the Shelf

The Magic of the Season: Creating New Traditions

The holiday season is in full effect in my house.  Just before I sat down to write this blog post I overheard my daughter singing “Jinger Bells, Jinger bells. Jinger all the way. Hey!” (quite loudly I might add) after tucking her into bed for the night. I still have a huge grin on my

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DIY Elf on the Shelf

If you have a toddler-through-elementary-school-aged child, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the Elf on the Shelf tradition. Because I don’t own the accompanying book (more on that later), I don’t know the exact details, but the gist is that Santa sends an elf to spy on a child during the holiday season. The

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