Saturday, 2 January 2016

Exciting Announcement!

Happy New Year everyone! It's a massive cliché but 2015 has been the fastest and best year of my life to date. I started off the year changing careers and becoming self-employed as a Makeup Artist, getting married and met my baby girl Grace for the first time.

2015 was filled with lots of baby purchases, lovely walks in the amazing summer that we had (but I couldn't enjoy properly!) in our new surroundings, lots of Yo Sushi dates, bump updates and spending alone time with myself before getting ready for a busy life as a mum.

As a result of being so busy, my blog has seriously suffered which I am sad about; but like with every new year, I have vowed to make a variety of regular posts as one of my resolutions. I have lots of exciting things in the pipeline to write about and am finally getting used to time management as part of being a new (ish) mum.

I have an exciting announcement that ties in with my new start for the year and I've been bursting to tell you all, I am now part of the HiPP Organic Wean Team, a 12 month blogger programme which will follow every step of Grace’s weaning journey. This begins with Grace's firsts tastes of solid food, to gradually increasing to varying textures. It's an exciting step to take and makes me realise my baby is no longer the tiny baby she was only a short time ago!

Hipp Organic Wean Team 2016

Just in case any of you aren't aware with the brand, HIPP Organic is a family run company which was created by Joseph Hipp, who in 1899 created the rusk after his wife had difficulty nursing their twins. They have a huge range of 150 products in the UK including milks, cereals, tray meals and pouches.

As many of you may know already from my Instagram, Grace has a suspected Cows Milk Protein Allergy, which we have eliminated from her diet once diagnosed and she is on prescription milk. As a side effect from the allergy, she also has reflux, which causes her a number of issues on a daily basis. One of the ways of hoping to alleviate this pain is to wean early. Alongside the advice from Grace's Consultant and Dietician, we are planning to wean early once we have the relevant information on what Grace can eat.

Hipp Organic Wean Team 2016

I will update once she begins her journey! Ensure to follow me on Instagram for regular updates, I will be filming as well as photographing every step of the way.

I hope you all had a great New Years Eve, ready to face 2016! Have you got any weaning tips for me? Let me know in the comments or on Instagram/Twitter. I'd love to hear them.

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  1. Wow how exciting! I really hope weaning helps grace, poor little lady must be struggling :( xx

    1. Me too lovely, she is. She's stopped drinking half as much milk as she used to too. Fingers crossed! Hope you and your beautiful children are well! xx

  2. I hope weaning early helps little Grace and elevates her pain. Looking forward to following her weaning journey over the next year. #weanteam


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