Never Too Late to Start a New Family Tradition

Never Too Late to Start a New Family Tradition

You've seen the cute little shelf elf around right? Last Christmas, I had been feeling a bit sad that the adorable little elf wasn't around when my children were younger, as they would have enjoyed the mischievous  pranking elf. Even though my three are now college age, I thought they still might enjoy some silly elf fun. Of course, by the time I thought of this it was mid-December and the elves were scarce. Necessity is the mother of invention after all and this mother has a glue gun! I raided the kid's neglected toys and found a pro-wrestler action figure. Perfect! I didn't want some "cutesy" replica of an elf, I wanted a way to engage my somewhat too cool young adult children into reliving a little Christmas magic. For that it was going to require something a little bizarro, but I knew that if it would make them laugh - they would play along. What is a tradition? Meg Cox, the author of The Book of New Family Traditions , defines family ritual as “any activity you purposefully Continue reading