Dad Reimagines 4-Month-Old Son as Elf on the Shelf & It's Brilliant

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It seems folks are tired of moving around that darn Elf on the Shelf. Maybe they forget ... or maybe they want to live out a holiday dream -- that includes becoming one of Santa's little helpers. Who knows if this is true or not, but for Alan Lawrence, he saw an opportunity to transform his 4-month-old son into an Elf on the Shelf. As you probably guessed, the photos are too cute for words.

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The Utah father of six is the mastermind behind the hilarious site That Dad Blog who couldn't help but share his journey to Christmas with his son Rockwell -- who's also known as "Rock the elf."

On his blog's Facebook page earlier this month, Alan started posting pictures of baby Rockwell that take elf decorating to a new level. Aside from Rock's being all sorts of precious, these Elf on the Shelf scenarios are so much fun.

Don't challenge this little one to a game of Connect Four. He whipped up on Godzilla and is taking numbers.

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A parent ... who has privacy ... in the bathroom? Hahaha, not today!

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Aww, he was only trying to make the Christmas tree prettier.

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These photos are so adorable, and would make for the perfect holiday cards. I have to give any parent who dresses up their baby credit for taking time to think of these scenarios. I bow down to your dedication.

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Even though little Rockwell is probably too young to enjoy a true Elf on the Shelf, at least his folks can have fun dressing him up for their own enjoyment.

This definitely ups the ante on holiday traditions!

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