This time of year is all about family and spending time with your children, so we've taken the stress out of the Christmas holidays with our gift guides, packed with perfect present ideas for everyone.


To get you started, we've found 10 of the best Advent calendars, much more special than your average chocolate shapes, plus, we've scoped out 10 of the best Christmas decorations and 10 of the best stockings to bring the season to life - on any budget!

But before you even think about Christmas, follow our advice on what NOT to worry about! And when it's all getting a bit much, have a chuckle at what kids really think at Christmas...

Plus, here's our guide to doing the holiday season stress-free.

Christmas ideas for babies & toddlers

All you need to know to have a safe and happy Christmas with baby, plus tips on how to avoid Christmas tantrums and accidents with your toddler or pre-schooler.

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Gifts for children

Getting to that age where they're not sure about Santa? Try these 10 fab ideas to keep the magic alive.


Gifts for adults


Christmas crafts


Christmas food

We've tried and tested supermarket Christmas fare so you know where to shop this year...

Or why not bake your own festive treats with these mouth-watering recipes...

Need some help with the Turkey? We chatted to celeb chef Marco Pierre White to get his top tips on the perfect Christmas dinner. Plus, don't miss how to make your kids eat brussel sprouts*


*and enjoy them!