Parents just love having Christmas themed photoshoots when they have a baby or toddler in the family. And when they don’t know where to start, they just look to the Internet for inspiration. They find Christmas baby photos that they do like and then attempt to recreate them with their own baby. This isn’t always such a great idea.
They probably assume this is the best time to take these festive photoshoots as the kids won’t agree to such photos when they grow older. However, getting the baby or kid to happily pose for the photo doesn’t always turn out like how you expected. Babies, do after all, have their own unique way of refusing photos.
#1. Expectation: Baby girl posing in her first Christmas outfit.
Reality: Baby girl hating her first Christmas outfit.
#2. Expectation: Cute family photo of mom and dad kissing the baby.
Reality: Family photo of a mom and dad kissing an unhappy baby.
#3. Expectation: Baby sleeping gracefully in a suitcase.
Reality: Baby knocked out face forward in a suitcase.
#4. Expectation: Baby posing with a bright smile while wearing a festive beanie.
Reality: Bored baby waiting for the holiday season to be over already while wearing a festive beanie.
#5. Expectation: Siblings happily hanging out next to the Christmas tree.
Reality: Siblings who could care less for Christmas.
#6. Expectation: Cute photoshoot of baby with Christmas lights as a prop.
Reality: Baby hating Christmas lights.
#7. Expectation: Baby sleeping gracefully in Christmas stocking.
Reality: Baby freaking out inside a Christmas stocking.
#8. Expectation: A jolly baby snowman.
Reality: A grumpy baby snowman.
#9. Expectation: Baby girl happily sitting on Santa’s lap.
Reality: Baby girl wanting to desperately get off Santa’s lap.
#10. Expectation: Adorable baby wearing a Santa Claus hat.
Reality: Baby wearing too big of a Santa Claus hat.
#11. Expectation: Baby looking cute while playing with Christmas lights.
Reality: Baby getting himself into a tangled mess with the Christmas lights.
#12. Expectation: Cute Christmas photoshoot of baby twins.
Reality: Baby twins trying to eat everything in sight.
#13. Expectation: A pleasant surprise in a Christmas gift box.
Reality: A not so pleasant surprise in a Christmas gift box.
#14. Expectation: Baby looking cute while playing with Christmas lights.
Reality: Baby looking lazy not caring about the Christmas lights one bit.
#15. Expectation: Cute baby in an adorable mini Santa Claus costume.
Reality: Cute baby in a watered down mini Santa Claus robe.
#16. Expectation: Baby playing next to the Christmas tree.
Reality: Baby absolutely terrified of Christmas decor next to the Christmas tree.
#17. Expectation: Baby playing with Christmas ornaments.
Reality: Baby trying to devour Christmas ornaments.
#18. Expectation: Adorable baby elf.
Reality: Baby elf who hates his parents at the moment.
#19. Expectation: Baby happily crawling while surrounded by Christmas ornaments.
Reality: Baby laying face forward while surrounded by Christmas ornaments.
#20. Expectation: Baby peacefully sleeping inside a stocking.
Reality: Baby having the worst time of his life inside a stocking.
Little bundles of joy.
Row, row, row your boat. Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily. Life is but a dream…
Presenting Mr. Cuddly Penguin.
He may just be the cutest penguin ever!
Tis the season to be jolly Fa la la la la, la la la la…
We hope that your first Christmas is an absolute delight.
Hats off to this adorable sleepy newborn.
Multi-tasking the world of modeling while taking a much deserved nap.
A smiling Sleeping Beauty.
This new-born is probably dreaming of Santa bringing him his favourite gifts.
Jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way…
Waiting for Santa with milk and cookies ready.
Shocked that Christmas is so close.
Or maybe he just saw Santa!
A snowman that melts our hearts.
Surrounded by white, fluffy snow.
A snowman cradled in.
He is too excited for Christmas to fall asleep.
This babe might be the smallest Santa impersonator.
The smallest gifts are the best.
The best nesting doll is the largest one in the bunch.
A delicious ginger cookie.
The little elf on the shelf is sleeping.
Need all the energy for Christmas morning.
All the Christmas shopping has these two exhausted.
Celebrating their first Christmas together with many more to come.
Santa’s little reindeer.
Although he is not ready to fly yet.
Bringing the lights to you.
With a Santa hat and all.
A Christmas wreath like no other.
Wonder what the dream is about that it’s so funny.
The ultimate joy of Christmas.
Hanging on a wreath.
With Christmas just around the corner, we hope that these adorable photographs managed to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside and get into that Christmas spirit.