Daily Archives: November 23, 2009


Rules for a Perfect Family Christmas 8

John Lewis is asking parent bloggers to share their ‘Rules for a Perfect Family Christmas’, so not to feel left out, I though I would add my rules too. Children Christmas is a time for children.  So we make it as magical as we can for them. We dress them up to take lots of Photographs (that is MaxiMad above) We make reindeer food and sprinkle it outside. A Carrot, mince pie and milk (no drinking and driving) are all left out for Father Christmas We hand a special key so Father Christmas can get in as we have no chimney The Christmas Elves leave new night wear for everyone on Christmas more »


Crafting with Children – Make your own wrapping paper 3

This is another really simple, but fun childrens craft, which will save you some pennies over the Christmas period and also over the year to come. Materials Paper – we have a roll of white paper from Ikea £2.99 Washable paints Paper plates Washing up bowl filled with soapy water Towel Now I am not going to pretend this is a clean craft, no sir, it is a messey, fun and wonderful craft and if you are feeling up to it then why not join in too.  If you have a fine day then you can always go outside for this one. Now I do not have images of this work more »