Since having my daughter, I have cherished the Christmas traditions that my parents upheld for my brothers and I. Not only have I incorporated these traditions into my family Christmas as a mum, but they have also made me seek out new traditions.
When I look back and remember any Christmas from my childhood, or from adulthood, the parts which make me smile the most are the traditions we have upheld. Some of them are silly, some of them are probably carried out in hundreds of homes across the country, but that doesn’t matter because a Christmas tradition is made special, not just by carrying out a ritual but by sharing it with people you care about. Continue reading