Our Christmas Lists

This is a collaborative post I’ve not written much about the children’s Christmas lists this year, as ever Christmas seems to have taken me a little by surprise, and the things I was going to blog about haven’t quite happened! However, I do like to record what the children have…

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The Halle Orchestra at Christmas

Back in the spring, the older two and I went along to a schools performance at the Bridgewater Hall, home to the Halle Orchestra. I wrote at the time that Daniel and Emma were completely transfixed by it all and I was thrilled that we were invited to their Christmas…

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What We’re Reading this Christmas

We seem to have gathered so many Christmas books over the last couple of years, but it’s always lovely to get new books to have a look through and share together. I’ve written about Christmas books in the past, and you can read those here and here. I wanted this…

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Christmas Crafting Fun with Baker Ross

#ad All three children are at peak Christmas excitement – we have the tree up and the decorations out. Christmas cards have been written, and the passing of my birthday this week means that, for the children, the countdown is well and truly on. I have abandoned any notion of…

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Planning for a stress free Christmas

This is a collaborative post Whenever there is a family party or event, it can feel quite stressful and, I’ll be truthful, I always find Christmas a really hectic time of year. We have, the last three years, had real stresses about Christmas and it’s made things quite difficult. This…

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