So this is a question for small families, a family who doesn't have any family close by and spends it on their own.
How do you make it fun for your kids, how do you get in the Christmas spirit?what food do you make?
My family is overseas, DH's family seem to hate Christmas
I want to make our day special for DS and his sibling (sibling only born in jan so ideas for next Christmas as well)
We have the tree which we will hopefully set up this weekend.
I MISS MY family Christmases, I love havin lots of people around me but this year there will be no one I would have loved for DS to wake in Christmas morning with his cousins and open presents etc but its unfortunately not going to happen
I feel sad about it and I see so many awesome ideas on Pinterest that I wish I could do but to do it for 3 people just doesn't seem worth it
Any ideas / suggestions?
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29-11-2013 19:29 #1
Christmas for a family of 3... (Soon to e 4)
29-11-2013 19:34 #2
This year it's just going to be my husband, our 3 kids and I. I guess the fun is opening presents and playing together. This is the first year since having kids that we will be spending with nobody else but us.
29-11-2013 19:35 #3
29-11-2013 19:40 #4Senior Member
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All of our family is interstate so it's usually just DP and I unless we visit them. This year, DS is only 7 mths but it's something that I'm thinking about too.
29-11-2013 19:41 #5
We were facing last year alone as well then decided to get all our friends and any family in the same boat over for dinner. It turned it to be a great day.
29-11-2013 19:44 #6
I'm doing a turkey, ham and roast veges.
Sorry you are feeling down about it. My husband is from Ireland, he has one brother here but he's working Christmas Day this year.
29-11-2013 19:59 #7
You could pack a gourmet picnic and have a Christmas adventure in local parklands or the beach. Though any local beaches are most likely crowded.
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29-11-2013 20:24 #8
DH's parents are nearby but as I said, they seem to hate Christmas. Both his brothers live outside of Sydney.
I wish I had my family here.
Even having some friends over who are in the same boat would be great.
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