10 funny posts for anyone who’s totally over Elf on the Shelf this holiday season

Dec 06, 2017
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats on 6th Ave. during the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on November 23, 2017 in New York City. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is the largest parade in the world and has been held since 1924. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Parents and non-parents alike are familiar with the Christmas phenomenon known as the Elf on the Shelf. Based on a 2005 children’s book, parents often place the elf at different locations throughout their houses in the days leading up to Christmas, making sure their kids know that Santa’s little helper is watching them at all times, so they better be good for goodness’ sake.