Looking for families with children aged 2 – 5 years – Learn Welsh!

Language learning company Lingumi are looking for 8 – 10 families to be part of a group. They are looking specifically for parents of 2 – 5 year old’s who would like them to learn Welsh as a second language, rather than native Welsh speakers. Lingumi has made an app that teaches English as a […]

Father Christmas in South Wales – Where to meet him this year!

I know you may all think this post is a little early however, tickets for Santa’s Grotto’s sell out fast. Please find below a list of Grotto’s in South Wales A Magical Christmas at Leekes 2nd and 3rd December Leekes Llantrisant Cowbridge Road, RCT, CF72 8XU Visit Santa in his Grotto and meet a live […]

New mum friendship group – 5 week support group for new mums!

Registered Cardiff based charity Perinatal Mental Health Cymru aims to help those suffering with postnatal related mental health difficulties. The ‘New Mum’ 5 week friendship group starts on Monday 23rd October and will run from 10 – 11  at The Llandaff North and Gabalfa Hub.  Creche available More details below – New Mum Friendship Group – […]

Toddler interrupts mum’s live interview with Alastair Stewart on ITV NEWS – Have you ever been in this situation?

Toddler Steals the Show on ITV News by Climbing Over Host’s Desk. Alastair Stewart keeps cool as toddler climbs onto his desk and high-fives him on ITV Lunchtime News. Today I spoke to Dot Davies on BBC radio Wales. She asked if I had ever been in a similar situation with my boys…Ahh yes! Many […]

Calling all parents! The face of parenting – Enter your family now!

The Welsh Government’s Parenting. Give it Time campaign has launched a new initiative. They are looking for parents across Wales who are willing to share their stories and become the #faceofparenting! #faceofparenting is a search to find four real, families living in Wales who can share their stories about the joys and challenges of parenting. The competition is designed to […]

A guide – how to choose the right mattresses and bedding for your baby

It’s a significantly exciting period when you’re expecting your first child, but knowing how to choose the right mattresses and bedding can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. When I was expecting our first baby I did not have a clue! I thought…hey its all good; I once knew a parent who used a chest of […]

Give it time – Seven top parenting tips

Remember that one person who said parenting was easy? Hahaha…who on earth said that!! Babies don’t come with a handbook at birth, as babies grow into toddlers from toddlers to children, family life and parenting changes with them. Between birth and age five children grow and change very fast. Understanding more about your child’s development […]

Smoking in playgrounds

As an ex smoker people often ask me if people smoking around me bothers me…No. Adults smoking around adults is perfectly acceptable if you are in a beer garden or designated smoking area. What bothers me are people smoking in playgrounds and around children. Children don’t need second-hand smoke in their faces while they play! […]