Can’t Stand that Creepy Elf? Here’s a Kinder Alternative

alternative to elf on the shelf

Our Elf on the Shelf, Ruby, showed up a couple years ago. I was never really keen on the idea, in fact, I down right dreaded it. I’m not sure what provoked me to buy the dang thing, other than the self imposed pressure to “be a good mom”. Each year Ruby showed up later, and later. She’d make her appearance as late as possible, showing up just before Christmas. This year, we’ve tackled some big things in … Continue reading