Every year I sit down to write Christmas cards with the kids, and every year I forget how it will inevitably turn out. This year, we are waiting on the school to find out if the kids will be allowed to exchange Christmas cards. I’m secretly hoping they won’t be! Here are the 6 stages […]
Christmas with Kids
All of my Christmas content, all in one place, including the posts where I am very Baa humbug about Father Christmas and the one where I debate whether or not my children should buy each other Christmas gifts.
There are also some useful posts in this section. There is a great post about non toy stocking fillers so that you can avoid adding more “tat” to your house and a review on the excellent “Santa Sleepover” at Gulliver’s Land.
If you’re the artsy type or just keen to make some Christmas teacher presents with the kids, you might also like my Seasonal Process Art section.
When my children were small, every year we got out our Christmas book collection and the same time as the Christmas decorations and that was nearly as exciting as decorating the tree. While they still enjoy some of their old favourites (Father Christmas Needs a Wee in particular!) at 8 and 10 I realised we […]
Christmas 2020 might be a bit different to normal but we can still make sure it’s special for the children. Whatever restrictions we end up under during the run up to Christmas, these ways of celebrating will still be possible. Here are my ideas for a fun but socially distanced Christmas. North Pole Breakfast […]
Every Christmas, between what we give them, what Santa brings in their stockings, gifts from family, friends, teachers, second cousins, twice removed and long lost aunts, my children probably get nearly 100 new things. By the new year, 90% of them have been forgotten. What follows is a list of gifts for 4-7 year olds […]
I don’t know about you but my house is full to bursting with tat. The kids seem to collect it everywhere they go. When they go to my in law’s there’s always a visit to the charity shop. When they go to my Mum’s there’s always a trip to the corner shop. Every party they […]