UK Family Christmas

19 Christmas Day Truths Parents Will Know Only Too Well

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.12.2015 | UK Parents

Christmas day is full of fun, exhaustion, presents and no doubt a lot of mess. Kids will count down to the 25 December from as early as they can, a...

Get Knitted Out for Christmas Day

Sophia Walker | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

Christmas gifts such as handbags, jewelry and chocolates have been replaced with practical items such as a new baby carrier, Maxi-Cosi car seat and playpen - yes for me of course, Baby Boo gets a whole set of toys, books and fun!

Christmas With the Family

James Conmy | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

The streets are lit up, homes pulsing with light. Bushes twinkle in front gardens while back gardens up and down the country are dark and jealous. If you listen carefully, on this cold winter night before Christmas, you can almost, almost, hear the magical sound of the national grid wheezing...

How And When To Tell Your Kids About Santa, According To Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Parents

The story of Santa Claus brings festive magic on Christmas morning to kids all over the world. Many parents dread the day their children ask them ...

10 Kids' Christmas Lists That Will Make You Belly Laugh

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Parents

Christmas lists and letters to Santa give children free reign to write down whatever they want for the big day. For some children however, the req...

How To Handle Christmas With Kids If You're Financially Strapped

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Parents

The cost of Christmas can add up quickly what with food, presents, Christmas decorations and trips to Santa being holiday essentials. It's easy to ...

Mum's Post About Son's Inappropriate Christmas Card Prompts Hilarious Response

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Parents

A mum who took it upon herself to share the innocently inappropriate Christmas card her son had drawn, has encouraged other parents to share their kid...

16 Free Letter To Santa Templates For Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents

With Christmas round the corner, children will no doubt be well on the way to devising their wish list of toys they want this year. If they want to...

The Story Behind This Sleepy Santa Visit Is Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Parents

A baby who was fast asleep during his first trip to meet Santa still ended up with the sweetest photo with the big man himself. Zeke Walters had a ...

Parents Can't Say No To Girl's Brilliantly Worded Christmas Request

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Parents

This girl just wants one thing for Christmas, and she's doing everything she can to get it. Her mum uploaded a photo to Imgur of the girl's Christm...

Elf On The Shelf: 15 Ideas For The First Day Back

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Parents

Elf on the Shelf kicks off on Tuesday 1 December and this Christmas marks the UK release of the official book and elf set. Since originating in Ame...

This Man Moved People To Tears When A Boy Asked If He Was Santa

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents

A young boy had all his Christmas wishes come true when a stranger he thought was Santa played along with his belief. A bystander in the restaurant...

Co-Parenting At Christmas: Simple Fixes For 4 Problems Parents May Face

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Parents

Christmas is known as a time when families come together, but for parents who are separated it's not always that easy. Many divorced parents strugg...

The 'Naughtiest' And 'Nicest' Baby Names Revealed (Just In Time For Christmas)

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

Children named Anna and Harry are most likely to be at the top of Santa’s 'nice list' this Christmas. A list of the 'naughtiest' and the 'nicest'...

Tom Fletcher's Festive Morning Routine With His Family Is Too Cute

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

Tom Fletcher's son Buzz has shown us his singing talents in videos before, but this time he's showing us his moves. The one-year-old is in the spot...

13 Seriously Festive Christmas Outfits For Babies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Parents

As parents of babies, you get full control of what they will wear on Christmas day while they're still young. So before they have the chance to say...

Little Girl's Reaction To Seeing Santa For The First Time Is Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Parents

Father Christmas brings the magic spark to the festive season for children and this year is no different. Hollie Smith from Liverpool took her 17-m...

You Can Buy John Lewis Christmas Ad Products For Kids (And They're Actually Affordable)

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Parents

John Lewis' 'man on the moon' Christmas advert landed today and the retailer has made sure excitement lasts beyond those two minutes. You can now b...

18 Of The Best Christmas Jumpers For Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Parents

Christmas just isn't the same without a novelty festive jumper. While it's easy for you to shop around for your own - have you thought about the ki...

18 Of The Best Festive Family Films At Christmas Time

Parentdish UK | Catherine Cooper | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

Get the tree up, the fire lit, and curl up together in front of one of these Christmas classics this winter. From laugh-a-minute Elf to heart-soari...

Quick! Letters To Santa Must Be Sent Sooner Than You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Parents

Letters to Father Christmas from your kids need to be sent very soon to guarantee a response before Christmas Day. Royal Mail issued the reminder o...

Santa's Grottos: The Best Places To Meet Father Christmas in 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Parents

Update: To view the best places to meet Santa in 2016, click here. If you haven't made your plans to see Santa yet this year, it's definitely time...

25 Christmas Present Ideas For Kids, From Toddlers To Tweens

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

Parents have been searching for lists of the top toys to buy kids this Christmas since July, but as the big day draws ever nearer now's the time to re...

The Top 10 Christmas Toys This Year, As Voted By 120 Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Parents

Good Housekeeping has released the results of their Great Big Christmas Toy Test 2015. If you're at a bit of a loss over what you should buy a chil...

How 19 Different Countries Celebrate Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | James Moore | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Parents

Whether it's leaving some treats out for Santa and his reindeer or simply decorating the tree, Christmas time is full of family traditions. But jus...