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Author: GreatNorthMum

Behind the glossy facade of mental health awareness

Behind the glossy facade of mental health awareness

You always hear A LOT about “raising awareness” when it comes to mental health. There are Awareness Weeks and Months galore for various aspects of it, each one distilling the unique experiences of literally millions of people into a catchy hashtag, easily RT’d and as […]

We Need to Talk About Trump

We Need to Talk About Trump

It’s almost not worth me even writing about Trump (for that is the only name he needs, like Madonna, but I’m not sure they’ll be sitting down to dinner together anytime soon). Search Google for ‘Trump’ and it will take half a second to return […]

Review: Busy B 2017 Day A Page Diary

Review: Busy B 2017 Day A Page Diary

My name is Jenny and I’m a stationery addict. There, I said it. I have a serious issue when it comes to stationery – notebooks, planners, organisers, fancy pens, sticky notes – I just can’t get enough. In a digital world where I could have […]

Berlin: Terrorism doesn’t discriminate – so why do we?

Berlin: Terrorism doesn’t discriminate – so why do we?

I found out about the Berlin truck incident from Katie Hopkins. In the age where a lot of us get our news from social media, hers was the first Tweet I saw that indicated something terrible was happening – again. And it wasn’t that I […]

Top 5 ‘Not For Kids’ Christmas Movies

Top 5 ‘Not For Kids’ Christmas Movies

Ask anyone what their favourite Christmas film is and they might say Elf or Miracle on 34th Street. Something whimsical and full of family fun. (And if they say ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’, they’re lying. Nobody reeeeally likes that). Sometimes though, people’s best-loved Christmas films […]

One Year of the Wean Team with HiPP Organic

One Year of the Wean Team with HiPP Organic

Last December, five month old Jake and I got on a big train and went to Birmingham for the day to take the first step on our weaning journey as part of the HiPP Organic Wean Team. We met a group of lovely bloggers and […]

Top Tips for Toddler Feeding with HiPP Organic

Top Tips for Toddler Feeding with HiPP Organic

Now Jake is officially a toddler (Nooooo! Stop growing up!), his nutritional needs have moved on somewhat from when we first joined the HiPP Wean Team a whole year ago. Our independent little man is now very clear about his likes and dislikes, when he […]

Top Weaning Tips from the HiPP Organic Wean Team

Top Weaning Tips from the HiPP Organic Wean Team

Incredibly, Jake and I have been part of the HiPP Organic Wean Team programme for nearly a year now, and it definitely feels like we’re coming to the end of our weaning journey. Although of course we still have a long way to go when […]