Christmas is less than two weeks away and I am still trying to mark off all the gifts for people I love left on my to-do list.
Christmas and the whole holiday season are always full of so much fun. Getting together with family is what it’s all about. Seeing the love in the air as we all spend time together is refreshing.
Christmas is also a time where a lot of expecting parents love to share the news with their family that, well, their family is expanding! It’s perfect because you have all your loved ones in the same area, there is already love and fun in the air, and being the person to give the perfect gift is always the best.
If you’re expecting this year and hoping to share the news with the whole family at once, here are some creative ways that you can let them all know their family is about to get a little bigger.
Click through to see 10 creative ways to announce your pregnancy at Christmas:
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Use the Pregnancy Test 1 of 10Wrap up a pregnancy test that says you're pregnant. Wait for everyone to figure out what it is.
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Give a Calendar 2 of 10Give your family/friends a calendar for Christmas. Make sure you circle the due date and see if they get it.
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Set the Table 3 of 10Get creative with setting the table this year. Use baby spoons, sippy cups and bibs to see if anyone can figure it out.
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Give the Obvious Gift 4 of 10A small stocking stuffer with a cute note and your friends and family will clue in.
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Label Their Names 5 of 10If you're expecting your first baby, label the Christmas gifts with the new names like "Grandma" and "Aunt".
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Decorate Your Tree 6 of 10Decorate your tree in a baby theme and see if anyone can figure out what you're trying to say.
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Have the Kids Help 7 of 10If you have older children, let them join the fun with their clothes. Don't say anything, but have the kids wear their "big brother/big sister" t-shirts and wait for the squeals.
Buy this one from The Sassy Squirrel/Etsy, $17.99
Gift an Ornament 8 of 10Give each of your family member an ornament for their tree that will commemorate the exciting time.
Buy this one from naturally aspen/Etsy, $14
The Baby Book 9 of 10Perfect for the grandparents to be, wrap up a baby name book and place a sonogram inside.
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A New Frame 10 of 10If you've already got an image of your baby with a sonogram, why not frame it, wrap it and share the love with the family?
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