Why The Elf On The Shelf Won’t Be Visiting Our House This Year (Or Any Other)

When it comes to Christmas there are some things that I have very strong opinions about and one of them is the Elf on the Shelf. I don’t know when Elf On The Shelf started but I do know it wasn’t a thing when I was growing up or even when I was a teenager. I think I’ve only really noticed it online for the past 3 or 4 years but it could have been around longer than that. The basic idea of Elf On The Shelf is that in order for Santa to know which children are ‘naughty’ or ‘nice’ he

Why There Is No Naughty Or Nice List In This House!

Christmas will soon be here and I have seen so many people talking about letters from Santa, Elf of the Shelf and so on. I absolutely love Christmas traditions and I think it’s important to do something the same every year with your family to make Christmas that bit more special for everyone. However, there will be no letters from Santa or Elf on the Shelf in the O’Halloran household. All too often I have seen or heard parents threatening their children that if they’re not good then Santa won’t bring them any presents. I don’t want to be the