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Changing our baby’s name after he was registered

CHOOSING your baby’s name is a huge deal, but what happens if you choose the wrong one? Apparently, one in five mothers regret the name they gave their child, and six per cent feel so strongly about it that they actually go on to change their baby’s name after they are registered. Confession time: we are Read More

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Meeting Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff

I’M not usually one for getting into the Christmas spirit before December, but this weekend we had an offer that made us dig out the festive jumpers a week early – we were invited to meet Father Christmas at Hamleys in Cardiff. The store was launching its Father Christmas experience, so we took Santi and Ezra along Read More

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Vlog: A visit to Techniquest and Cardiff Bay

Last week we were invited to Techniquest in Cardiff Bay, where they have a new Imagination Playground to celebrate their 30th anniversary. It was the perfect opportunity for a day out and have another go at a vlog. One of my blogging friends at Teddy Bears and Cardigans had recently been and Santi loved watching videos Read More

Family events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire Christmas 2016:

THERE are a huge number of family-friendly and children’s events organised in Llanelli, Carmarthen and across Carmarthenshire this Christmas. From feeding the ducks with Santa Claus and visiting his grotto, to watching the Christmas lights being switched-on, there won’t be a dull moment. Here’s a round-up of Christmas events taking place through the end of November Read More

Eurocamp adventures: Family photos in a vineyard

FROM the minute the plane touched down at Nice Airport I became obsessed with the light in the Provence Alps Cote D’Azur region. The sun cast the most beautiful glow, especially during the early morning and late afternoon, so landing at 5pm was perfect timing. I think I drove Stew a bit mad as he tried Read More

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What the Boys Wore: Feeling French with Tootsa MacGinty

I HAVEN’T done a fashion post for the boys for a few weeks now, partly because I’ve been feeling a bit uninspired by their wardrobes with the change in season, and partly because Stew has been getting up before me and dressing them (no offence, but when daddy does the dressing there’s not much to Read More

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Fireworks displays in Swansea, Llanelli and Carmarthenshire 2016

WE’RE already into November, which means one thing – Guy Fawkes night! Here’s a round-up of family-friendly fireworks events in Swansea, Llanelli and the surrounding area. St Helen’s Ground, Swansea: Saturday, November 5. Billed as Swansea’s Biggest Fireworks Display, gates open at 5.30pm, with entertainment from 6pm and a fireworks display at 7.30pm. Advance ticket Read More