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Christmas Traditions

Ultimate Guide to Elf on the Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago and instantly I loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was just 3 when we started the tradition and not only was it a hit for me, he absolutely loved it. We started with just one elf and we are currently on 4 elves plus a reindeer! If you are not familiar with this concept I will explain below: What is the Elf on the Shelf? At the North Pole, Santa has many helpers who make the Christmas season special! His scout elves serve as…

Christmas Traditions

Introducing Christmas Traditions to Toddlers

I have always loved Christmas and Christmas traditions. I like to make sure I'm organised well in advance, so that I can truly enjoy December. But there's some truth in the "Christmas is for children" thing that people love to talk about. Before I had my twins, I thought that was ridiculous. I didn't think anything could make me love Christmas more than I already did. But the twins will be nearly 3 this Christmas and I am so, so excited about getting them involved with my favourite Christmas traditions. You May Also Like: 8 Tips to Keep your Toddler…

Christmas Traditions

5 New Christmas Traditions

There seem to be some universal traditions at Christmas that we all do, Cookies, Gingerbread Houses, watching Christmas Movies. But there are lots of new Christmas Traditions that I didn't even know about, here 5 new Christmas Traditions that I only just learned about, which are my new favourites. Being a part of lots of Christmas Groups on Facebook is delightful. It means that I get to talk about Christmas 24/7, and share all the Christmas Spirit with other Christmas-obsessed folks like myself. By the very definition, traditions mean that these are things that people do Year after Year -…