‘The Girl who Saved Christmas’ by William Thomas Thach 

One of the most magical parts of Christmas has to be the stories. The children adore books and love story time, especially at this time of year when our bedtime reading takes on a Christmas theme.  The Girl who Saved Christmas is a festive tale about a young girl, Molly, who reminds Santa what Christmas is all about after he’s left disheartened that all children appear to have been bad...

Mummy Mondays – Christmas Eve Gift Tradition 

One tradition I have started since having Cameron has been the Christmas Eve gift. I don’t think this was something I had as a child, but I loved the idea and now do it every year.  I know some people use a ‘box’, but I just wrap the gifts up for the children to open on Christmas Eve, generally at around 5pm so that there’s time for them to watch...