Is ‘Elf On The Shelf’ bad for kids?

Benjamin Siegel, School of Medicine

For most parents, “Elf On The Shelf,” serves as an extension of Santa, entertaining kids and a way to get them to behave until Christmas…

Expert quote:

“Kids up to four, five, six and seven live in what we call fantasy magic life years. If the myths are good and talk about sharing and helping your neighbor, then that’s really nice!”

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