I am a serial over packer.  I have always been the type of person who takes a whole suitcase for just a couple of nights away.  Often, before Oliver came along, when we travelled to Stu’s mums in Wales, we would have a car load of luggage.  Although the weather…

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Last weekend we travelled to Wales to spend some time with Stuart’s mum and stepdad.  It was almost like a mini Christmas as we won’t be seeing them during the Christmas period.  It was lovely to get away from it all, we spent our time walking the dogs, relaxing by…

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This weekend I had my first experience of flying with a young baby.  At 9 months old, I was quite apprehensive of flying with Oliver, as he’s got to the stage where he doesn’t like to sit still for long and hates being confined. On Thursday morning we flew from…

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When Stuart’s mum and stepdad announced 5 years ago that they would be moving to Wales, we were sad to see them moving so far away (over 200 miles!) knowing that when we started a family they wouldn’t be close by to help out or see us regularly.  Since then…

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