Family Christmas

Splitting the Christmas Season

William Davie | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

Christmas is supposed to be a time for family, or so it is said. But what do you do when you have more than one family who wants your time over the holiday? I'm not talking specifically of children who have to deal with separated parents, - though that is something to be considered - but rather bog standard couples trying to split their time between both sides of the family. How do you keep everyone happy?

Family Christmas Bingo Card

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Spending Christmas with your nearest and (possibly) dearest? Be sure to use our handy family Christmas bingo card! (Note: do not attempt to turn th...

Capturing the True Magic of Christmas: How I Rediscovered My Love of the Festive Season

Kirsty Lemare | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Lemare

So what happened to release me from the confines of my decidedly Scrooge-like slump? A trip to the doctors believe it or not. Somewhere in the stench of other people's bugs, a delay of nearly an hour on my allotted appointment time and some delightful piped Christmas tunes a change occurred.

A Game of Family Bingo and Granny Round for Lunch - what kids really want this Christmas

Helen Dent | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Dent

It's that time of year again: Christmas carollers are on our street corners, shopping centres are open longer and later, and Santa is in annual residency in the High Street shops. For many parents in Austerity Britain however, Christmas will be a time of worry and stress.

Avoiding Disappointment This Christmas

Dr Elizabeth Kilbey | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Kilbey

Many parents worry that as their children get older, reach adolescence or start secondary school, they become increasingly aware of what their friends have and they want to have the same or better.

Six Ways to Have a Mann Family Christmas

Andrea Mann | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrea Mann

Hey, kids! And your parents! Want to enjoy Christmas in the style of a middle-class family living in the West Midlands in the 1980s? Then look no further: because here is my handy guide to How To Have A Mann Family Christmas.

Why a Brit Christmas is Just Lovely, Actually

BritChick Paris | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

The afternoon is also like a scene out of Love Actually with charades, bad board games and general silliness. I remember trying to play the 'traditional charades' as per the Brit tv show with Frenchies. They just didn't get the whole four words, first word, two syllables thing. They wanted to act out the whole film. I ended up looking like a Pernickety Brit.