The silly season is approaching, and what better time than now to sit down nice and early before the craziness hits and spend some precious time with your children while you help them write a letter to Santa.
Invite them to get their crafty side in full swing with glitter, stickers, and coloured pens. With some scissors and glue, you can use last year’s Christmas cards to create some colourful letters that are sure to get the jolly old fellow’s attention.
Letters to Santa are always a highlight at Christmas and can provide some much-needed gift hints as well. But they needn’t stop when you become an adult. Exciting presents for grown-ups can be hard to find when they become more about what you need and less about what you want. We’re talking a new vacuum cleaner because the trusty old one has blown up. Or new work socks for the year ahead. Not so exciting, right, but necessary. Perhaps pop these on an end-of-year to-do list instead, then challenge yourself and your partner to list a few ‘want’ items to truly spoil each other this year. Or for those wanting a more personalised or handmade present, make this a prerequisite and see what happens. Challenge accepted!
We’ve got some great ideas in our Christmas feature this month so those lists will be getting filled quick-smart. And the key point to remember: make sure you actually post those letters to Santa!