QUOTE (*Browncoat* @ 25/12/2012, 05:04 PM)
The best was seeing my grandparents & aunts playing with my kids. DD was super cute & polite, and charmed them all.
DS was just a perfect baby & smiled and cooed for everyone, and had lots of cuddles.
Best was the daydream I had of this ^ before arriving to family lunch at my Aunt's house.
Worst was the reality of DD being uninterested in anything excet the swimming pool ("I want to go swimming RIGHT NOW!") and DS screaming for an hour before lunch, then finally falling asleep and only waking right before we had to leave. Now we have to go and do it all over again for dinner with DP's family (and then AGAIN tomorrow for boxing day!) and I am too exhausted to even speak.
Try again next year I guess!