Author Archive | Allison

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Elf: The New Tradition

A few years ago, I decided to jump on the Elf on the Shelf  (in our house Jake) bandwagon, and I have never looked back. The original concept of the Elf watching the kids and reporting to Santa was definitely a draw, but this is a common misconception because the scout elf in the book also encourages good deeds. Regardless of […]

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And The Award Goes To…

I  know all kids say mean things to their parents from time to time. Mine frequently tell me I am terrible, so I started thinking “What if they gave out Terrible Mom Awards? And if so, would I win?”. Well, here is how I would accept that award. Enjoy my honest words about how I regularly […]

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