Mum praised for sharing how she makes Christmas morning special for her baby, without shelling out loads of cash | The Sun

IT'S magical watching excited kids open their presents on Christmas morning.

But amid the cost of living crisis, parents are coming up with different ways to ensure their children have gifts to open on the big day – without shelling out loads of cash.


Chloe took to TikTok to share some of the things she's wrapped up for her six-month-old – including a pack of nappies.

"When money is tight and your baby won’t even remember his first Christmas but you still want a magical morning," she wrote over a video of herself wrapping up the Asda nappies.

"Santa has been hit hard with the cost of living crisis," Chloe, who has two kids under the age of three, added in the video caption.

And people in the comments section were quick to praise her for sharing the clever hack, with one writing: "I just brought loads of plates, bibs and weaning stuff for my sons first Christmas."

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"Thats actually a really clever idea for babies who won't be aware of the day," another added.

"Genius. Babies don’t need stuff – they need love and that’s it," a third commented.

"This is what I’d do because they just want the the wrapping paper anyway," another wrote.

To which Chloe replied: "His sister turned 2 last week and my baby had THE BEST DAY watching the paper."

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"Sounds silly but you can also wrap up things like the pots and pans and spoons to bang on them," someone else suggested.

"Honestly my four month old has a pack of formula wrapped up," another added.

As someone else wrote: "Empty boxes too. They just like the big boxes!"

"My son was 7 months during his first Christmas and I didn’t get him anything," another mum admitted.

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