Guest Napper #185: Toy Box Tycoon

Now that the holidays are (ever so remotely) in sight, my four-year-old can constantly be heard saying “That! I want that for Christmas!” Since this is incredibly annoying, I consider it total justification for beginning my own recent refrain: Santa is watching. But, hey, this little guy may not need to ask for anything for…

Guest Napper #133 – Guardian of the Gifts

This has been a new kind of holiday season for me, because both of my boys have become aware of Santa at the same time. Every time they ask for something they saw on TV, I tell them to go tell the Elf on the Shelf. Cormac turned to me yesterday and earnestly whispered, “Mama,…