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Wood Family: hide and seek champions

My kids love to play hide and seek. The 3 oldest kids are pretty fantastic hiders. The younger 3, not so much. They’re slowly getting better at the game, but haven’t quite mastered it yet. The last time we played I decided to take some pictures of their hiding spots. Enjoy.

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12 places to hide the Elf on the Shelf

View all of my hiding places here:

http://www.joshwoodtx.com/hiding-places-for-the-elf-on-the-shelf/

 

Like most of the free world, we have the Elf on the Shelf. He stays busy.

*Update: here are a few more hiding places: http://joshwoodtx.com/elfontheshelf2.

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My 2010 Santa Failure – How not to tell your kid that there is no Santa

Wow. ‘Tis already the season again. In honor of Christmastime, I thought I’d repost this from last year. Enjoy my failure as a parent. Oh, and yes, I’m 92% sure that the situation has been remedied.

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How we survived life with 6 under 6 – part 2b

If you missed my last post (part 2 of “surviving 6 under 6”), I wrote about some stuff I’ve learned from my kids by asking myself the following question: “What can I learn about myself in this situation?” Apparently, this is my week of deep, introspective blog posts; so, here’s part 2b: another lesson I’ve learned from my kids.

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How we survived life with 6 under 6 – part 2a

A few months ago I posted part 1 of how we survived life with 6 under 6. I think it is time for part 2 (mainly because I can’t think of anything else to blog about this week). Here’s part 2a of how we survived.

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