Christmas is a coming, and I’m sure there are many new mummies out there that have been looking forward to the myriad of things that baby’s first Christmas brings. There are things that I’ve been looking forward to since I found out I was pregnant not long before Christmas last year, and things that I’ve been… Continue reading 10 Things Every New Parent looks Forward to at Christmas
If you came to this post looking for a how-to guide for making Christmas stockings, I’m afraid you’ve been sadly mistaken. Mr Lighty always says that when Mrs Lighty is attempting to use her sewing machine to make anything, all he can hear is the whirr of the machine accompanied by the occasional “Oh crap!”… Continue reading How Not to Make Christmas Stockings!
Last weekend, we asked four of our closest friends a very important question. It’s something that we’ve been thinking about for a while, something that we’ve been putting a lot of thought into. And it wasn’t “what would you like for Christmas?”! Instead, Baby Lighty asked them, “will you be my Godparent?”. But in true… Continue reading Moustaches and Fairy Wings: Asking the Godparents
Ah baby’s first Christmas! With all the joy that comes with baby’s first Christmas it’s easy to forget that there’s also the logistical nightmare of shopping for baby’s first Christmas – and getting all of the other presents and bits and pieces that you need besides. So, after my experience in a manically busy town… Continue reading How to Complete your Christmas Shopping with a Baby in 15 Annoying Steps
I have never forgotten a conversation I overheard about 10 years ago. Mrs Lighty and Mummy Hatchy were in a very well known high street store’s Christmas shop when we saw a little girl of no more than five or six pick up a fairy Christmas tree ornament. Showing her mum, she said “Look Mummy,… Continue reading Christmas Tree Style
Anyone that knows Mrs Lighty will tell you just how much I love Christmas. I love everything about it – the lights, the festive songs on the radio, the Christmas specials on the telly – but I’ll always say that I particularly love the build up to the big day itself, sometimes more than the… Continue reading Stepping ‘intu’ a Lakeside Christmas