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How to keep the magic of Christmas alive for teenagers


by Amy Lynch
17th Dec 2022
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Even if Santa doesn't visit your home anymore, there are plenty of ways to keep the magic of Christmas alive for teenagers and the rest of the family. You just have to know how and Amy Lynch has you covered...

When both of my children reached ‘double digits’ it was becoming increasingly difficult to pull the festive wool over their eyes. Oh, believe me, we tried.  The good, old-fashioned threat, I mean my ‘motivator’, of “Santa’s watching” was getting a bit ineffective, you might say. And the “because it’s magic, alright?” one-size-fits-all explanation was getting a little discredited. A bit “yeah, right, mum.” Bless their pre-teen, sarcastic hearts. Descriptions of fat bellies squeezing through chimneys...

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