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A superhero party at Hamleys and a day in Cardiff with my biggest boy

WHEN you have more than one child, finding time to spend one-on-one with them can be difficult. So when I was invited to experience a new Hamleys superhero party in Cardiff I thought it would be a great chance to have a day alone with my eldest son. Santi is three, and I can’t remember Read More

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Family days out in South Wales: Dragon hunting at Carreg Cennen Castle (with vlog)

We’re always on the lookout for family days out in South Wales – places we haven’t been to, that we’ve read about or seen other people enjoy. One of our favourite places to visit is Carreg Cennen Castle, and we realised earlier this year that we hadn’t yet been with the boys. Making the most 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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Autumn fun and pumpkin picking at Hendrewennol

THIS weekend, after a bit of an up and down sort of week involving a hospital trip for Santi, we wanted a bit of quality family time. Not ones for chilling out at home, this meant a random outing to a pick-your-own farm to look for pumpkins. We’re planning to throw a toddlers’ Halloween party in a couple Read More

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A day at Folly Farm and our first family vlog

HAVING a toddler can be a bit tricky during the school holidays – playgroups tend to close for six weeks, soft play becomes a bit of a danger zone with older children running around, and attractions that are usually quiet are overrun with families trying to keep little ones entertained. So knowing that our options might Read More