• Christmas pyjamas for children

    December 16, 2013

    One of my favourite Christmas traditions has to be having new pyjamas to wear on Christmas Eve. Does everyone else do this one? Alex and I usually get each other some from Gap, and last year Eliza had a John Lewis snowman onesie (I thought this would be a brilliant sight for stocking opening the…

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  • More Christmas jumpers for children

    December 8, 2013

    On the hunt for a tiny Christmas jumper for the baby or toddler in your life? I picked out some last year, but here’s four of my favourites from the moment. Considering some of the kitsch horrors you can buy, these ones are vaguely tasteful (?). Ranging from the cheap and cheerful (bottom right, Sainsbury’s,…

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  • Christmas for children at Kensington Palace

    December 1, 2013

    From one palace to another; on Saturday we headed to the children’s Christmas festivities at the west London royal residence (home of William, Kate, Harry and now baby George). Christmas at Kensington Palace has a ‘Game of Crowns’ theme, inspired by King William III’s winter palace of 1699. Throughout the palace there’s a series of games…

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  • It’s beginning to look a lot like…November

    November 14, 2013

    There was a traumatic shopping afternoon, several years ago, that made me swear that I would never, ever again set foot in the Oxford Street area on a weekend any significant number of weeks ahead of Christmas. So what were we doing there last Sunday, queueing up outside Hamleys before it had even opened?

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  • How to toddler-proof Christmas

    October 29, 2013

    Are you a parent and looking for some tips on how to toddler-proof Christmas and make the house and decorations safe from wandering hands? I know, I know – I’m sorry. I went there; I mentioned the C-word and it’s still October. This even breaks all my rules of not mentioning anything festive until my…

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  • Five festive firsts

    December 23, 2012

    1) That all-important first meeting with Santa. Eliza was fine, didn’t cry, and was only moderately interested in his beard. It must have gone well, as Christmas came slightly early in the shape of 2) her first present, a beautiful wooden pram that someone took her first non-furniture steps with. It currently houses lots of…

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  • Mr Men meet Father Christmas – book review

    December 20, 2012

    If you’re looking for a last minute children’s Christmas present, you can’t go wrong with a book. And a really good one is Mr Men Meet Father Christmas, which we were lucky enough to be sent to review.

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