The verdict is in: Parents freaking hate 'Elf on the Shelf'

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The verdict is in: Parents freaking hate 'Elf on the Shelf'


The verdict is in: Parents freaking hate 'Elf on the Shelf'


Probably the best part of Elf on the Shelf is the fact that so many parents completely hate it.

And what’s better – they don’t hide it. They share it on social media.

So enjoy these parents who really, really don’t like elves:

Like this person,who forgot how elf season sneaks up on you:

Or this person, who now has some really upset kids to calm:

Or this person, who just wants it to stop:

Or this person, who’s created her own version of Elf on the Shelf:

Or this person, who really doesn’t like the creator of the Elf:

Or this person who knows to avoid social media in December:

And this poor person who can’t even eat in the light:

The mom who can’t even start Elf on the Shelf season:

The mom who can’t get the elf out of her Pinterest feeds:

The mom whose making denying the elf a movement:

The mom who thought she escaped her elf duties:

And the mom who doesn’t need another tiny person making a mess:

This person, who’s saying what everyone was thinking, anyway:

The smart guy who decided to just get back at the dang elf:

But hey! Props to this mom, who outsmarted the Elf on the Shelf tradition:

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