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Don’t Make this Winter Coat Mistake with your Child's Car Seat
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Don’t Make this Winter Coat Mistake with your Child's Car Seat

Did you know puffy winter coats can prevent a child car seat harness from working properly?

Take the Family Tenpin Bowling this November for £3 each
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Take the Family Tenpin Bowling this November for £3 each

For the month of November only Tenpin Swansea are running a Fab Discount on their games of Bowling, offering over 60% savings if you fancy treating the Kids

Cinema Offers this November in West Wales
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Cinema Offers this November in West Wales

Discounts Cinema tickets in Swansea, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Neath & Port Talbot that Families will love this November.

Primary and Secondary School Admission Deadline in West Wales
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Primary and Secondary School Admission Deadline in West Wales

Applying for a Primary school place for your child can be a bit daunting if you have never done it before, however to make life easier we have all the information you need to know and the deadline for admission applications at Primary Schools

How Children in West Wales can get in touch with Santa this year?
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How Children in West Wales can get in touch with Santa this year?

There are plenty of different ways our children here in West Wales can get in touch with Santa this Christmas and see if they have made it onto the good list! And to make it easier we have listed a few of those way here for you….

Royal Mail Release Christmas 2019 Stamps
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Royal Mail Release Christmas 2019 Stamps

Royal Mail have released their 2019 Christmas Stamp Set and they follow the journey to Bethlehem which is a perfect way to bring a touch of the Christmas spirit to your mail this year.

Royal Mail Christmas Last Posting Dates 2019
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Royal Mail Christmas Last Posting Dates 2019

Don’t leave it too late to post your Family and Friends Christmas Cards and Christmas Presents this year and to help here are all the UK Christmas Last Posting Dates for 2019

Will the Switch Witch be Visiting your Child Tonight?
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Will the Switch Witch be Visiting your Child Tonight?

Do you know who the Switch Witch is?  Will she be coming to visit your Child on Halloween Night in West Wales?

Another New Soft Play Centre Opens in Carmarthen
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Another New Soft Play Centre Opens in Carmarthen

Well this is exciting for families, less than a year after the Indoor Play Centre at Carmarthen Leisure Centre opened, we have another Brand New Play Centre Opening its doors Today Saturday 26th October for us to take the kids to and this one is within the Old Krazy Kids building

Orange Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
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Orange Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

If you're looking for something fun to bake with the kids over Halloween, then this Orange Pumpkin Cookie recipe is not only really easy to make but super yummy as well!

Welsh Government Announce £350,000 for Hate Crime in Schools Project
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Welsh Government Announce £350,000 for Hate Crime in Schools Project

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has announced that £350,000 will be given for the Hate Crime in Schools project which will be delivered through the Welsh Local Government Association.

New Gruffalo and Mouse Coin Released by Royal Mint
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New Gruffalo and Mouse Coin Released by Royal Mint

Following the success of the Gruffalo special coin collection to celebration 20 years since the publication of the book The Gruffalo another New Gruffalo and Mouse coin has been released by the Royal Mint from the magical picture book.

Urgent Recall of B&Q Dishwasher over Risks of Fire
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Urgent Recall of B&Q Dishwasher over Risks of Fire

B&Q has identified a safety concern with one of their dishwashers, where components may overheat and result in a fire and are asking customers to immediately unplug and stop using the appliance.

Smyths Toys Superstores Reveal their Top Toys for Christmas 2019
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Smyths Toys Superstores Reveal their Top Toys for Christmas 2019

The Smyths Toys Superstores have revealed their Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2019 which they think are going to be a winner with families

Bonfires and Fireworks Displays in West Wales
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Bonfires and Fireworks Displays in West Wales

Our Handy Guide will make your life easier in finding all your local Bonfire and Firework Displays being held in West Wales this Year.

A Family Guide to Picking and Preserving your Pumpkin
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A Family Guide to Picking and Preserving your Pumpkin

Is your family picking and carving your own Pumpkin this year? If so here are some Top Tips to keep your pumpkin in good shape this Halloween.

A Guide to the Swansea Fringe
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A Guide to the Swansea Fringe

To make your life easier we have listed all You Need to Know About this year’s Swansea Fringe

Families will once again be able to Enjoy the Famous Old Plaza
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Families will once again be able to Enjoy the Famous Old Plaza

Families will once again be able to Enjoy the Famous Old Plaza in Port Talbot as Neath Port Talbot Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals to create a new role for the art-deco cinema which helped inspire the careers of Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

5 More Primary Schools Change the Language Children are Taught in Carmarthenshire
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5 More Primary Schools Change the Language Children are Taught in Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire County Council’s Executive Board has backed plans to change the language of education at five more local primary schools.

Ammanford Town Centre Trail Free Parking Idea
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Ammanford Town Centre Trail Free Parking Idea

A new parking pilot initiative in Ammanford will trail free parking in council-run short stay car parks across Ammanford town centre

Simple Top Tips to Help Your Child Stop Interrupting
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Simple Top Tips to Help Your Child Stop Interrupting

Its perfectly normal behaviour for your little one to interrupt you, however it can be a bit awkward at times or even whilst your trying to gather important information. So, as parents we often want to help our child develop patience and polite ways to join a conversation and here are some Simple Top Tips to Help Your Child Stop Interrupting

Have you seen the Magnetic Dinosaur Wallpaper That’s Won an Etsy Award
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Have you seen the Magnetic Dinosaur Wallpaper That’s Won an Etsy Award

This Magnetic Dinosaur Wallpaper we think is so Creatively Inspiring, allowing Parents to decorate their Kids room with a Dino interactive wall design and Esty thought so too as they have given it one of their Top Awards!

REVIEW: Mum’s Office Birthday Book and Mum’s to Do List
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REVIEW: Mum’s Office Birthday Book and Mum’s to Do List

Keeping organised as a Parent can be a task and a half, a daily challenge that if you’re not lucky can carry some epic fails like missing your niece’s birthday! Luckily, we were recently sent a Mum’s Office Birthday Book and Mum’s to Do List and asked if we could share our honest opinion of it with our readers which has been a real treat

Thomas Cook has Collapsed – Find out what your Family should do Next if affected
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Thomas Cook has Collapsed – Find out what your Family should do Next if affected

It has happened Thomas Cook has collapsed leaving 150,000 holidaymakers stranded abroad. If your family has been affected by this news, then here is what to do if you are currently abroad or have flights and holidays booked with Thomas Cook

Top Dog Film Festival is Coming to South Wales
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Top Dog Film Festival is Coming to South Wales

For the First Time ever this Autumn a Film Festival featuring a cinematic celebration of dogs and their people is touring the UK and it is calling at just one location in South Wales on its tour.

Your Family Could Have Christmas Dinner in Hogwarts Great Hall
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Your Family Could Have Christmas Dinner in Hogwarts Great Hall

This Christmas your Muggle Family can Experience something Truly Magical in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in London, including having Christmas Dinner in the Hogwarts Great Hall

Making Memories as Children get the Chance to be a Woodland Fairy or Explorer
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Making Memories as Children get the Chance to be a Woodland Fairy or Explorer

Dreams do come true….. A new photography project is coming to Penllergare Valley Woods in Swansea over the coming months which will see mini explorers and mystical fairies captured in stunning surrounding creating magical family memories of a lifetime.

Changes to Carmarthenshire Recycling Rules are Coming
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Changes to Carmarthenshire Recycling Rules are Coming

How your family recycles their rubbish is changing in the coming weeks so that more rubbish will be recycling in Carmarthenshire

Pembrokeshire’s Narberth Is Britain’s Cleanest Town
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Pembrokeshire’s Narberth Is Britain’s Cleanest Town

The Clean Britain Report shows which towns and cities are the cleanest and dirtiest in the UK depending on their commitments to being greener and more sustainable and Narberth in Pembrokeshire has come out tops named as Britain’s Cleanest Town.

Paid-for School Bus Seats Coming to an End in West Wales
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Paid-for School Bus Seats Coming to an End in West Wales

The opportunity to pay for your child to have a seat on school buses is coming to an end in parts of West Wales as a result of changes in legislation across Wales.

Printable Wildlife Colouring Sheets for the Kids
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Printable Wildlife Colouring Sheets for the Kids

Just for some National Wildlife Day Fun, why not download and print off these Kiddie Colouring in Sheets

How Much Sleep Do Children Really Need?
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How Much Sleep Do Children Really Need?

Sometimes after the long Summer holidays it can be difficult to get the kids back into a routine come September when school starts again. One routine that can be harder than others to settle into is a good sleep pattern for your child, which often make parents ask themselves How Much Sleep Does my Child Really Need? Well to help you out we have put together a little guide.

Urgent Recall of Wall Climbing RC Toys over Risk of Fire
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Urgent Recall of Wall Climbing RC Toys over Risk of Fire

An urgent product recall has been issued for RED 5 Wall Climbing RC Cars and Spider over fears that there is a risk of fire

Welsh Wildlife Centre Closure Update
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Welsh Wildlife Centre Closure Update

A quick heads up that the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran in Pembrokeshire is closed due to an unforeseen incident

Carmarthenshire August Bank Holiday Bin Collections
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Carmarthenshire August Bank Holiday Bin Collections

Here is a little helpful reminder that there will be changes, to our bin collections dates for residents in Carmarthenshire over August Bank Holidays and what the changes are

Neath Port Talbot August Bank Holiday Bin Collections
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Neath Port Talbot August Bank Holiday Bin Collections

Here is a little helpful reminder that there will be changes, to our bin collections dates for residents in Neath Port Talbot over August Bank Holiday Weekend and what the changes are

Looking for Children to Take Part in Jonnie’s Blade Camp
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Looking for Children to Take Part in Jonnie’s Blade Camp

Calling all Parents whose child needs a prosthetic leg to participate in sport, do you think your little one would like to take part in a New TV Documentary called Jonnie’s Blade Camp?

Top 9 Reasons Why you Should Dry Laundry on Outdoor Washing Line
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Top 9 Reasons Why you Should Dry Laundry on Outdoor Washing Line

Nowadays many family homes have a tumble dryer which is used to dry washing in a quicker more convenient way, but is that really the best way for your family? Why not have a read over our top 9 reasons why you should dry laundry outdoors on a washing line and then see what you think!

L.O.L. Surprise is to Coming the Big Screens of West Wales Cinemas
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L.O.L. Surprise is to Coming the Big Screens of West Wales Cinemas

The LOL Surprise Dolls are making their way to the big screen this Summer with an hour-long special LOL adventure at the Vue cinemas across the UK, including the two in West Wales

Paddington is Back as Royal Mint Releases a New Series of 50p Coins
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Paddington is Back as Royal Mint Releases a New Series of 50p Coins

Paddington Bear, an all-time family favourite and classic from British children’s literature is off back on his Adventures and Royal Mint has captured it at the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral on their new series of 50p coins

REVIEW: SMOL Laundry and Dishwasher Products
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REVIEW: SMOL Laundry and Dishwasher Products

If you are online as much as we are, many of you will have seen the SMOL Adverts pop up offering a Free Trial of their Laundry Capsules and Dishwasher Tablets, well curiosity got the better of us and we thought we would see what all the hype was about and share our honest thoughts with you

REVIEW: Elephants in the Custard
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REVIEW: Elephants in the Custard

If you’re looking for a Fun Bright Children’s Book that will give the kids a Good Giggle, then this Elephants in the Custard book is a must to read as a Family this Summer.

A Whopping Extra £50 Million to be Invested into our Kids School EdTech
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A Whopping Extra £50 Million to be Invested into our Kids School EdTech

Well this is some Fab News for our Kids here in West Wales, as the Welsh Government have announced that they are going to be investing a Whopping 50 Million Pounds into our Kids School EdTech

Big News for Pembrey Country Park
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Big News for Pembrey Country Park

Carmarthenshire’s Pembrey Country Park has become the only place in Wales to hold both a Blue Flag and a Green Flag, owing to its fantastic environment and friendly welcome.

Top 20 Summer Inspired Girls and Boys Names
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Top 20 Summer Inspired Girls and Boys Names

A new bundle of joy will brighten your day no matter the season, but if you’re a lover of bright blues skies, sunny flower carpeted meadows and dipping your toes in cool blue seas then maybe you fancy naming your new baby with a Summer Inspired name?

Free Chocolate and Coconut Tarts at Las Iguanas
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Free Chocolate and Coconut Tarts at Las Iguanas

In Celebration of World Chocolate Day Las Iguanas in Swansea is giving away Free Chocolate and Coconut Tarts…. Yummy

How to Sign your Child up to The Summer Reading Challenge
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How to Sign your Child up to The Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays and this year’s Challenge will launch in libraries across Wales on Saturday 13 July 2019 and we have all the information that you need to know about how to sign your child up to it.

11 ways Amazon’s Alexa can Help you Parent
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11 ways Amazon’s Alexa can Help you Parent

When you think of Amazon’s Alexa Speaker you instantly think music and that’s not wrong, but did you know that she could help you out with family tasks and provide you with some parenting sanity and entertainment?

Hackers Steal £18k from Welsh Toy Maker Si-lwli in Digital Scam
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Hackers Steal £18k from Welsh Toy Maker Si-lwli in Digital Scam

A small Welsh language toy company has fallen victim to hackers who managed to scam them out of £18,000 whilst they tried to purchase their latest toy Draigi the red dragon.

Have You Seen the New Jumanji Official Trailer Yet?
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Have You Seen the New Jumanji Official Trailer Yet?

The first official trailer has been released by Sony Pictures for the New Jumanji Movie called The Next level….. Watch here now, as it hints of a major plot twist for the famous four heroes

Some Robinson's Fruit Shoots are Being Recalled due to Packaging Fault
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Some Robinson's Fruit Shoots are Being Recalled due to Packaging Fault

Britvic PLC are recalling some of their Robinson's Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant bottles as a precautionary measure because of a small number of reports that the spout within the sports bottle cap may become detached unexpectedly, which may present a safety risk.

Top 5 Thoughtful End of Term Teacher Gifts
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Top 5 Thoughtful End of Term Teacher Gifts

With a few weeks left of school term, there is no need to stress about what to get your fav teacher, nor to spend a small fortune!

12 Fun Water Games to Keep Kids Cool This Summer
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12 Fun Water Games to Keep Kids Cool This Summer

The Summer months in West Wales can give us some Uber Hot Days and it’s Super Important to keep the Kids Cool and Hydrated, but this doesn’t have to be a Boring Task as you play some Fun water games to Cool everyone down

Top Tips to Spot the Different Heat Related Illnesses
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Top Tips to Spot the Different Heat Related Illnesses

As lovely as it is to have the sun in the sky, extreme heat can cause some serious illness to all members of your family, with those most at risk include older people, very young children and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

West Wales Residents Warned about Council Tax Rebate or Reduction Scam
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West Wales Residents Warned about Council Tax Rebate or Reduction Scam

Local householders are being urged Not to act on Council Tax rebate emails that are circulating at the minute as they are not real

Top Ten Best Selling Harry Potter Toys this Year
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Top Ten Best Selling Harry Potter Toys this Year

Are you or your child a Harry Potter Lover? If so then you might want to see which the most popular Harry Potter Toys are so far this year

Mattel Launches Physical and Digital Play with New Hot Wheels id
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Mattel Launches Physical and Digital Play with New Hot Wheels id

Mattel Is taking the classic traditional kids toy car into the Digital world, by cleverly blending physical and digital play together with their new Hot Wheels id

New Children’s Role Play Centre Opening in St Clears
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New Children’s Role Play Centre Opening in St Clears

Opening on Saturday 15th June 2019 is a Brand New and Exciting Children’s Role Play Centre in St Clears Carmarthenshire, called Dre Twt

Peppa Pig Sets Sights on UK Music Charts with My First Album
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Peppa Pig Sets Sights on UK Music Charts with My First Album

Peppa Pig is getting musical and is jumping into the Music Industry by releasing her first Music Album in July 2019

Fund Doubled to Support Welsh Families Buy School Uniform
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Fund Doubled to Support Welsh Families Buy School Uniform

The Welsh Government has announced that they have Doubled their Fund to Support Families Buying School Uniform and Equipment, which means Your Family could be eligible to receive up to £200 worth of Help.

Our Top 10 Gift Ideas for the 1st Father’s Day
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Our Top 10 Gift Ideas for the 1st Father’s Day

Father’s Day is extra special this year for all those Daddies who is celebrating it for the first time. Don’t worry we can help save you time on finding them the perfect gift for their 1st ever Father’s Day no matter what budget you have:

Our Top 20 Father’s Day Gifts Ideas
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Our Top 20 Father’s Day Gifts Ideas

It’s that time of the year when we all celebrate our Daddy and let’s be fair, when they have such perfect children it’s often very hard to find a gift for Father’s Day that tops that!

25 Rainy Day Adventures for Kids
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25 Rainy Day Adventures for Kids

Don’t let some rain spoil your Family having Fun! Check out our Top 25 Favourite Activities to do with the Kids on a Rainy Day. 

Cadbury Desserts Recalled over Fears of Containing Listeria Bacteria
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Cadbury Desserts Recalled over Fears of Containing Listeria Bacteria

Müller are recalling two different Cadbury Dairy Milk Cheesecakes over fears of them containing the bacteria listeria monocytogenes, which in the Food Standards Agency warns in some cases can cause sepsis and meningitis.

REVIEW: What Wesley Wore
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REVIEW: What Wesley Wore

With the kids being off on school holidays it’s been a super busy week, however it has given us a Fab chance to spend time together reading this New Children’s Book called “What Wesley Wore” that we have been sent and asked if we would share our honest thoughts of it, with you.

Community Invited to Help Tenby Mosaic Project
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Community Invited to Help Tenby Mosaic Project

The Residents of Tenby are all invite to take part in a new project to create a vibrant, colourful mosaic at Tenby Church in Wales VC Primary School.

LIDL Recall Playtive Junior Wooden Elephant Gripper Toy
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LIDL Recall Playtive Junior Wooden Elephant Gripper Toy

Lidl has made the decision to recall their Playtive Junior Wooden Elephant Gripper Toy over fears that it may come apart and therefore poses a choking hazard for children

Easy Non-Chemical Ways to Reduce your Child’s Hay Fever Symptoms
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Easy Non-Chemical Ways to Reduce your Child’s Hay Fever Symptoms

As parents the last thing we want to do is fill our kids with medicine if we don’t have to. So, if your child suffers from Hay Fever, we have a few Easy Things you can do to help ease their symptoms

Top 20 Sweets Inspired Girls and Boys Names
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Top 20 Sweets Inspired Girls and Boys Names

Someone always says something like Aww how Sweet or Look at that little Sweetie when they first see your new-born baby. But have you ever thought of actually naming your baby with a Sweet inspired Baby Name, if so, we can help with some ideas?

Would your Family Recycle Crisps Packets for Charity?
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Would your Family Recycle Crisps Packets for Charity?

Did you know that you can turn your family’s empty crisp packets into donations for charity and not for profit organisations?

Blue Flag Beaches Announced in West Wales
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Blue Flag Beaches Announced in West Wales

The annual awards reflecting high-quality beaches have been announced and Wales has received 44 Blue Flags in total, with 21 of them in West Wales.

Vanilla and Cherry Unicorn Cupcakes Recipe
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Vanilla and Cherry Unicorn Cupcakes Recipe

In Celebration of World Baking Day on 17th May 2019 we have been in the kitchen creating some yummy Vanilla and Cherry unicorn cupcakes with the kids and thought we would share the recipe with you, so you can make it with your family.

How Parents can Help their Child Build a Healthy Body Image
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How Parents can Help their Child Build a Healthy Body Image

The UK Mental Health Awareness Week in 2019 had a theme based around the Body Image, focusing on how we think and feel about our bodies. As parents it’s important we keep mindful about this subject well after campaign like this hit our news headlines! There are many things that can influence how children see their bodies, but one thing for sure is that Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a healthy body image and we have put together some ways to help you do this.

National Vegetarian Awareness Week
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National Vegetarian Awareness Week

What’s on you plate? National Vegetarian Awareness Week Showcases some Yummy Veggie Food, so why not get your Family Involved!

Legoland Royal Baby Offer Lets People Called Archie in For Free
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Legoland Royal Baby Offer Lets People Called Archie in For Free

The Legoland Windsor resort is Celebrating the arrival of another Royal baby by building a Royal Baby Scene and granting Free Entry to anyone who Shares their Name with the Royal Archie

REVIEW: Nine 2 Nothing Family Card Game
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REVIEW: Nine 2 Nothing Family Card Game

Looking for a pocket size game to take on your Family Holiday this year that will keep the kids entertained for hours? Well we think we might have found one and it’s called Nine 2 Nothing

LEGO Announces Trolls World Constructions Sets
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LEGO Announces Trolls World Constructions Sets

The new Troll Movie Trolls World Tour, which will be the sequel to the successful 2016 Trolls movie is due to hit our screens in 2020 and if that’s not exciting enough, LEGO has just announced their partnership with Dreamworks to release Troll LEGO sets

Asda and Tesco Lunchbox Bars Recalled Over Salmonella Fears
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Asda and Tesco Lunchbox Bars Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Today both Asda and Tesco Supermarkets have made the decision to recall some of their Cereal Bars commonly used by parents in their kids’ lunchboxes over fears they could contain Salmonella

Hedgehog Awareness Week
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Hedgehog Awareness Week

This Year’s Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 5th to 11th May 2019 and is the perfect opportunity for everyone to increase the awareness of the problems hedgehogs are facing nowadays and how they need our help.

Royal Mail Release MARVEL Limited Edition Stamps and Medals
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Royal Mail Release MARVEL Limited Edition Stamps and Medals

Have you seen the Epic Limited-Edition Stamps that Royal Mail have released celebrating some of the most iconic Super Heroes in the Marvel Universe?

LEGO Giveaway at All Smyths Toy Shop This Weekend
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LEGO Giveaway at All Smyths Toy Shop This Weekend

There’s some Awesome News for all Lego and Freebies Lovers, as this weekend they can get their hands on some Free Lego thanks to all UK and Northern Ireland Smyth Toy Shops in Store Giveaway.

Best Places to Enjoy the Bluebells in West Wales
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Best Places to Enjoy the Bluebells in West Wales

It's that time of Spring again when your family can enjoy the pretty sights and lovely smells of the famous bluebells and to save you hunting for where’s best to go, we have put together a handy list of some of the Best Places you can see them here in West Wales

LEGO Launches New Braille Bricks to Help Visually Impaired Kids
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LEGO Launches New Braille Bricks to Help Visually Impaired Kids

The LEGO Foundation and LEGO Group are teaming up with blind associations to pilot LEGO Braille Bricks to help blind and visually impaired children learn through play using LEGO bricks.

Calling All Families to Turn Sandcastles into Art
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Calling All Families to Turn Sandcastles into Art

A unique project is coming to Swansea Beach this May Bank Holiday and it needs the help of local children, families, communities, art and beach lovers to help build art in the sand.

REVIEW: Tigeropolis – Caught in the Trap
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REVIEW: Tigeropolis – Caught in the Trap

Well what a Fun or should I say ROARSOME children’s book we have been sent to read, in return for us sharing our honest thoughts with you. Tigeropolis – Caught in the Trap is about a family of vegetarian tigers living in the foothills of the Himalayas who have to defend themselves and their home against some top-notch poachers.

New Baby and Toddler Group in Historic Landmark
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New Baby and Toddler Group in Historic Landmark

The youngest residents of Swansea are being invited to spend quality playtime at one of the community's most iconic buildings as they attend a New Baby and Toddler Group.

REVIEW: The Pasta Kidz Boing Boing Bushes Book
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REVIEW: The Pasta Kidz Boing Boing Bushes Book

Fusi Fow! – That’s Wow in Pasta Vocabulary….. Yup I did just say Pasta Vocabulary and Fusi Fow was what our little ones said after reading the New Pasta Kidz and Petz Adventure book titled the Boing Boing Bushes.

Families Wanted for New Food Series
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Families Wanted for New Food Series

Are you a family of meat eaters? Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? A brand-new TV Series for a major broadcaster is looking for families from across the UK to take part in an exciting new experiment.

REVIEW: Personalised Engraved Glasses by Class on Glass
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REVIEW: Personalised Engraved Glasses by Class on Glass

Have you ever spent hours trolling the internet looking for that something a bit different as a present for your family, friend or colleague and by something different I don’t mean something like Sandle Socks or Unicorn Poo Bath Bombs! I mean something a bit classier that they will not only love but actually use.

Carmarthenshire Library Users to Benefit from New System
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Carmarthenshire Library Users to Benefit from New System

Library users in Carmarthenshire could soon access their records from the comfort of their own home.

Ceredigion Launches Initiative to Increase Nursery Children’s Physical Activity
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Ceredigion Launches Initiative to Increase Nursery Children’s Physical Activity

A new initiative to get nursery children more active has been launched across Ceredigion nurseries.

Families Can Now Buy a Margam Country Park Membership
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Families Can Now Buy a Margam Country Park Membership

Lovers of Neath Port Talbot’s beautiful and historic Margam Country Park now have the chance to buy a Park Membership which will be valid for a whole year from the day of purchase.

New-look Plantasia to Open in Time for Easter Half Term
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New-look Plantasia to Open in Time for Easter Half Term

Plantasia is designed for families with children aged under 10, schools and groups and had been closed recently due to a massive investment has been revamping it into an innovative and stimulating venue focusing on rainforest life.

Panini is Launching a Tour de France Sticker Album
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Panini is Launching a Tour de France Sticker Album

The kids are going to enjoy this new Sticker book from Panini this Summer as they plan to launch a new Tour de France Sticker Album, coinciding with the famous yellow jersey turning 100 this year.

Let’s NOT Put West Wales on the Map by Taking Part in Earth Hour
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Let’s NOT Put West Wales on the Map by Taking Part in Earth Hour

Families in West Wales and around the World are tonight being asked to Switch off Their World for the World! Here we explain all about Earth Hour and exactly how your Family can Take Part

Can you Help Research by Loughborough University into School Gardens?
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Can you Help Research by Loughborough University into School Gardens?

A Doctoral Researcher at Loughborough University has got in touch with us here at West Wales Family Life and asked if we could ask Families in West Wales if there would be interested in helping them with their current Research Project all about School Gardens and as it sounds interesting, we thought we would share it with you.

7 Benefits of Taking Children to the Theatre
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7 Benefits of Taking Children to the Theatre

As parents we should really look on taking our kids to the theatre as much more than just a fun treat or Family day out. As exposing our kids to live shows offers them many benefits and has been suggested by experts to be good for children’s development.

The Shifting Sands of Aberavon Beach
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The Shifting Sands of Aberavon Beach

A total of 5,000 tonnes of sand which has naturally built up at the eastern end of Aberavon Beach is being moved to other parts of the foreshore to prevent any problems for local residents.

Consultation on St David’s Sports Hall
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Consultation on St David’s Sports Hall

A public consultation is underway on a proposal to reduce the opening hours of St Davids’ Sports Hall in Pembrokeshire

REVIEW: Who do I see in the Mirror? Children Book
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REVIEW: Who do I see in the Mirror? Children Book

The weather at the weekend was lovely and gave us the perfect chance to sit in the garden with the kids and read the lovely book that we have been sent, so let’s tell you what we thought of it.

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