The Elf on the Dusty Shelf

It's that time of the year again, that time that has every parent on high alert. December 1 marks official Elf Season, the time when all of the Elves on the Shelves are freed from their polar caves and released into the world to spy on their chosen family. I'm miffed as to what these … Continue reading The Elf on the Dusty Shelf

Christmas Cards and Children Don’t Mix

It's supposed to be something nice to do at this time of year, writing Christmas cards with small children to give to their equally small friends to wish their little selves all the best for the festive season, yet my inner voice is screaming "abort! abort!" within seconds of the boring task. It's taboo, I … Continue reading Christmas Cards and Children Don’t Mix