The season of firsts!
Mother & Baby India|December 2020
Here’s how you can throw a stellar First Christmas for your li’l one...
Sanjana Bhajanka

Your baby’s first year is full of milestones and every parent does their best to capture each of these milestones, in the best way possible. Not just her first laugh, first crawl, or first steps, even the first of the holidays are exciting. So what if they are too little to comprehend the excitement of it all. That’s no reason to go easy on their first special occasion— whether it’s Diwali, Holi, Eid, Christmas or Halloween. It is obviously more of a kick for us parents than for them kiddos.

One of those special times of the year has arrived, and it’s my favorite festival too. ‘Tis Christmas season and ‘tis raining lights, candies, stockings, reindeers and Christmas carols. There is something about the vibe this time of the year. There’s a warm fuzziness in the air as the winter kicks in. Then, there’s the cheer of happy carol singers and the twinkle from the fairy lights that adorn almost everything in sight! I personally begin my Christmas movie marathon right from November!

Your baby’s first Christmas is going to be very special and it is only fitting that you make it so. My daughter’s first Christmas came when she was 11 months old and boy, did I go all out with everything that I could do to make it special for us as a family. The memories that were created during that time will always be close to our hearts. As a professional planner,

I often find myself caught in a tizzy of ideas running through my mind, and the Holidays are when it’s at peak! However, I find that once you focus on the end goal, it becomes a lot more clearer for you to execute everything that you wish to do. Until then, here are a few ways you can make that first Christmas truly magical...

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