Christmas is a particularly magical time of year, and it takes on an extra level of specialness when you’re pregnant or it’s your baby’s first Christmas.
There’s something about twinkling lights, delicious smells, and colourful gift boxes that makes this time of year feel so unique and special, particularly when you have a baby or child in the house.
And if this is your last Christmas before baby comes (and life as you know it changes forever), there are a few things you may want to do one last time, whether it’s kit your Christmas tree out with fab decorations (you’ll be wanting to keep Grandma’s heirlooms out of reach for the next few years, mama), curl up in front of a crackling fire, or spend a leisurely afternoon baking Christmas cookies for Santa (this will be super fun when your kiddo hits 3 or so, we promise!).
No matter your holiday plans, parents and parents-to-be will find what they need with FairPrice On. From convenient delivery to a Christmas selection that surely has even Santa rubbing his hands with glee, they’ve got you covered this festive season.
Click through our gallery to see five fun ways to celebrate Christmas with your bump or baby!
If you’re pregnant, this is the last time for a while that you can decorate the tree without simultaneously playing defense and keeping a third eye on your box of breakable ornaments. So, go all out, mama! The FairPrice Christmas section has you covered with everything from artificial Christmas trees, to sparkly ornaments, to light-up snowmen. And the “bump-in-front-of-the-tree” photo is a keeper!
If this is bub’s first holiday, there are lots of fun ways to capture the cuteness. According to our family photography experts, some of the best ways to photograph a baby at the holidays include the classic Santa hat, or surrounding your bub with twinkly fairy lights.
You’ve probably heard this already, mama, but let us confirm: there’s no need to spend lots of money on toys! Babies and toddlers are just as happy with boxes and wrapping paper as they would be with flashing lights and fancy dolls (once they hit 3 or so – that’s a whole other kettle of fish!).
We say kill two birds with one stone by treating yourself to some delicious holiday popcorn: you get to feel festive, and your baby will LOVE the makeshift drum/climbing object. Just be sure to keep the popcorn itself away from little ones, mama.
So fine, Singapore isn’t a place where you’ll need to come in from the cold after building a snowman or trudging around the neighborhood in your boots singing carols. But the malls are pretty frigidly air-conditioned!
Warm yourself (and your little one) up with a nice hot chocolate after an afternoon of power-shopping, mama. You’ll be in fine company, too: Ovaltine happens to be featured in one of our all-time favorite Christmas movies, A Christmas Story.
Read more: Top 10 Family Christmas Movies
Did you know smell might be the sense most closely linked to memory? Whether you’re baking Christmas cookies, lighting festive candles, heating up some mulled wine, or filling your home with fresh pine, there are lots of ways to let your little one know it’s holiday time.
This applies to every room in the house. We love the slightly spicy scent and irresistibly festive look of this Method Hollyberry Hand Wash (we also love that it’s free of nasties like parabens, phthalates, and triclosan!). Whether you’re changing diapers or handing your new baby off to visiting relatives, washing your hands frequently will be a given, mama. This is the perfect way to keep those hands clean (and festive!).
You may notice a recurring theme here: if you are pregnant, enjoy all the extra free time that will evaporate once bub comes along. Baking Christmas cookies (and taking your sweet time to decorate them with frosting, sprinkles, and all the fixins’) seems like such a luxury to us now! Click here if you’re after a particularly yummy recipe; these cookies even feature breastfeeding-friendly oats!
Meanwhile, if your baby’s already arrived, what better gift could you ask for under the Christmas tree? We think you and papa definitely deserve a toast with a nice glass of Champagne! Barring that, be sure to fix yourself a festive mocktail!
FairPrice On has got all your Christmas needs covered, mama, and with the convenience of online ordering (on both mobile and web!) and click & collect options, you can be sure you get everything on your Christmas list, every time! It’s all about making life easier for families, with low prices on a huge range of top-quality goods (everything from diapers, to organic veggies, to baby care).
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