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#family christmas

# family-christmas - Thursday 21 December, 2017

15 squabbles that are part of every family Christmas

It’s the season of giving. And the season of then squabbling about whose gift was most expensive.

# family-christmas - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

6 things that always happen when the family gets together for Christmas dinner

The chances are high that someone is going to be pelted by a sprout.

# family-christmas - Monday 24 December, 2012

Column: How to make it through Christmas in the family home

Days spent cooped up with relatives can be delightful – or much the opposite, writes Lisa O’Hara. Here’s how to handle them.

# family-christmas - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Column: ‘I try to embrace our family situation at Christmas’

Being a single mother can be messy and difficult, but it doesn’t mean that Christmas can’t still be magical for the kids, writes Nessa Toale.

# family-christmas - Friday 21 December, 2012

Column: 10 tips for a special Christmas with the kids… on a budget

Christmas can be expensive for parents, but it is important to remember that children remember the traditions and memories about Christmas, not the presents, writes Martina Newe.