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Every year at about this time, I make my family do the yearly “pilgrimage” to take our annual family photos for our holiday cards. The first few years of this endeavor were met with some major resistance by all family members (myself excluded, of course). But as the years have gone on, my family has moved past the resistance stage and moved into what I call the “acceptance stage” of this annual tradition, because they know it’s just not negotiable! […]

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The holidays are filled with traditions, and I’m pretty sure none of them are as rewarding as this one. Meet Elf on the Shelf, the most magnificent behavior bribery tool for the holidays EVER. If you haven’t heard of him, he’s this little elf (based on the tradition Carol Aebersold began with her family in …

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