Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Celebrating Breastfeeding Christmas Extravaganza giveaway

Christmas is my favourite time of the year, I love family gatherings, relaxed atmosphere, presents exchange and watching Home Alone or Gremlins, what more can you wish for?!
Last year we were meant to celebrate our first Christmas as a family of 3 but as we all had a bug we stayed at home trying to recover. This year I'm hoping we will have a great time and share the day with our close family and friends!

As L is still small it might be a little bit overwhelming for her to see lots of people, even though she loves attention and seeing familiar faces but I hope if she is relaxed enough, fed and entertained she will have lots of fun!

I will rule myself out from any meal preparations this year, I'm not good at it anyway, and will try to concentrate on keeping L happy. I think it is very important to stay stress free as baby/toddler can sense when mummy is upset or stressed.
I will pack all the necessaries for L and will take my breastfeeding cover which I didn't use for ages as I prefer to feed L discreetly on my own and if it's getting too much me and L can always sneak into one of the bedroom to feed and have a rest.
Breastfeeding during Christmas holidays could also be a great excuse for an extra mince pie or trifle, who would want to say "no" to a breastfeeding mother who is always hungry and need some extra calories.
I'm not ready to drink alcohol yet, I haven't done it for 2 years, but will bring non-alcoholic wine and juices with us in case anyone wants to say a toast. But it doesn't have to be boring I might make or ask someone to make a non-alcoholic cocktail for myself.
If I want a little bit child free time I will be more than happy to pass L to one of her aunties and grandparents, I'm sure they will love it as well.
Fingers crossed that all goes to plan!

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  1. Breastfeeding and/or holding a sleeping child are great ways to get out of any prep :)

  2. A non-alcoholic cocktail sounds like a fab idea, I rarely drink since breastfeeding my two x

  3. I hope you have a lovely time with family and friends during this holiday time. It's fab that you can have some quiet time for you and your daughter to feed when needed.
    #CelebratingBreastfeeding (Glad to finally be getting around to reading and commenting)