Thank you for all your love, support and readership in 2013, it means so much to me to know that you are there and interested in the world of parenting and the exquisiteness of children It is amazing what a difference a year makes!.

Emily Jade

Emily Jade

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I wanted to leave you this year with our annual Santa family shot and the difference to the same family shot last year. It’s something my husband and I have endeavoured to do for many years, we were actually that odd looking couple all dressed in matchy matchy outfits standing in line with the kids waiting to sit on Santa’s knee. We had to have a child just to use her as an excuse to not look so…well……pathetic. Like this



But then we had Millie, and my lord the whole family was keen as mustard to get in the annual Santa shot with her.

Millie wasn’t so keen to participate. So we figured if you can’t beat her, join her.


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We thought 12 months would make a bit of a difference… It didn’t.


This year I’m pleased to say she loves the big fat stranger and although the photographer didn’t catch it, she even gave him a big cuddle and kiss.



Am I a bad Mumma for kinda wishing we still had a screamer of a photo…..probably. I hope you have a magical Christmas and remember to cherish every moment with your kids, look how fast it goes.

EJ xxx