I remember by first Christmas in New York City. My oldest daughter was only a few months old and we spent it in a tiny one bedroom apartment that my husband was renting until we officially moved up with him. I’d been to NYC many times before, but never this time of year. There is a magical vibe in the city that is unlike anything that I’ve ever felt before. Amongst the hustle and bustle of the city, there are lights, holiday window displays, ice skating rinks, giant Christmas trees, and more.
Even as a resident of the city, every year you still feel the need to play tourist and see all that they city has to offer. It’s even more magical when you see it through the eyes of your children.
Over the weekend, we got to visit Santa as a family. We had planned on getting a picture of Santa alone with our 3 girls, but because of our scared-to-death toddler, the whole family got to sit on Santa’s lap!
It was pretty hilarious, and I’m glad we can finally add a “bad santa” photo to our collection. Margot was pretty intrigued by the big man. She didn’t cry, but she wasn’t flashing him her beautiful smile, either.
She just watched her big sisters and listened intently as they told Santa what they wanted for Christmas.
All in all, it was a lot of fun. We’ve got another great experience down in the books! I love carrying on traditions during the holiday season with all 3 girls.
Winter is officially here! Before too long, most of us will experience frigid temperatures and deep snow. As in any season, there are a few ways we can keep our babies happy and healthy when we welcome the bitter cold.
Here are a few of my tried and true tips for keeping baby warm in winter…
If you’re like me, you’re constantly adding to your Christmas wish-list and thinking of new things! Maybe you’ve had a hard time putting together ideas for your loved ones? With Christmas just under a week away, here are 4 adorable Disney Baby diaper bags to add to your list or give as a gift for the mommy friend in your life just in time for Christmas morning!
Growing up, Jon and I had traditions we made with our families. After getting married we made a few of our own and now with a little one we are in a transitions of figuring out how our family will form our own traditions each year! We’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about what traditions we would like to start and how we want to celebrate the holidays. Christmas is my very favorite time of the year and it’s tempting to want to partake in ALL of the traditions! We plan to just pick a few and do them well. :) Trying to think of ideas for your family Christmas? Check out this list of inspiring traditions to start with your family!