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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 […]

#BakeItBetter for Great Ormond Street Hospital

#BakeItBetter for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Over at the Silver Linings Kindness Hub, I’ve been helping Great Ormond Street Hospital promote their latest fundraising campaign, #BakeItBetter, which takes place between 17-23 October. I thought it would be remiss of me not to show my support on my own blog too!

The Motherload Housework Tips for Busy Parents

The Motherload Housework Tips for Busy Parents

I’ve recently started blogging for the fabulous parenting website The Motherload, whose ethos is to be witty, honest, supportive and 100% non-judgemental. My first piece was an emotional account of my pre-eclampsia experience, but I followed it up with this decidedly more humorous post about […]

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub – Lisa of Mummascribbles

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub – Lisa of Mummascribbles

Lovely Lisa blogs at Mummascribbles and works full time as an events manager. I could relate to so much of what she says here, especially when it comes to feeling like you’re rushing around all the time. Finding quality time during the week when we […]

Travel Essentials for Baby’s First Holiday

Travel Essentials for Baby’s First Holiday

We are SUPER excited about our family holiday this summer as it will be baby Jake’s first time abroad, and actually only Joe’s second foreign trip. We’re heading off to Mallorca (or Majorca depending on how you fancy spelling it) at the end of July, […]

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Sally Simpson of ITV News

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Sally Simpson of ITV News

If you live in the area of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire covered by the ITV Calendar news region, you may be familiar with local reporter Sally Simpson, who works all hours reading the headlines during both morning and evening news bulletins. There aren’t many of us […]