Happy Mummy


Family Surprises Sisters with Baby Brother Under the Tree!

The best gifts can't be found in stores

Sisters surprised by new baby boy under Christmas tree | YummyMummyClub.ca

When Courtney Solstad and her husband told their three daughters they were going out on a date to do some shopping, the girls likely weren't thinking that they'd receive any of their Christmas gifts early.

And they most certainly did not expect to find an adorable sleeping baby under the tree when their parents arrived home.  But that's exactly what happened, and the three little girls couldn't be happier.

Crying tears of joy and jumping up and down excitedly in a now viral video, the newly minted big sisters exclaimed that they didn't even know that a new brother would be joining their family.

“I’m gonna wet my pants,” exclaims one daughter. “Don’t do that,” replies Solstad.

Wee Nathan is swaddled in blue and slumbers peacefully underneath the branches of the tree, oblivious the the emotional welcome the girls are giving him.

Solstad shared the sweet video on Facebook, adding in a caption: “The girls knew nothing about Nathan until this. We met them at the door and told them that we had been out Christmas shopping and got them a gift to share…”

Parenting and pet experts generally recommend against giving puppies and kittens as gifts over the holidays, citing reasons like life-long commitment, having to train them and clean up after them. You'd think that babies would fall under that category too (says this Happy Mummy who gave birth to a baby on Christmas Eve).

But Chloe, the Solstad Elf on the Shelf, left a touching note next to the swaddled in blue bundle of joy that explains why this gift is so special (gift guidelines or not!).

"My Christmas Wish List... for my mom and dad to have the baby they desire," says the touching chalkboard message. 

Congratulations to the Solstad family!