Elf on the Shelf

Why 'Elf on the Shelf' Has a Place in My Heart

Lori Gard | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

At first, I was a skeptic. I'd read the blogs, the warnings and the curses that were written about Elf on the Shelf. I could feel the hate. This elf would leave terror and anarchy in his wake. He'd behave badly. In short, he'd be a pain in the...

The RCMP's Elf On The Shelf Scares You Sober

CBC | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Impact

RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador have adapted the popular Elf on the Shelf to warn against drunk driving, in a Facebook campaign that has gone viral....

Elf-On-the-Shelf and Other Lies We Tell Our Kids

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

I am of the mind that parenting, when done correctly, involves delicately hopping over the line between imaginative play and outright deception. But man, does this time of year challenge even me. I'm not saying parents shouldn't indulge in the Yuletide traditions, old and new. But at this point, I'm not sure about how to handle the Santa thing once the hard questions come.