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crummymummy1

About crummymummy1

I'm a wife, mama of four, freelance journalist & blogger. Not necessarily in that order!

Was Meghan right to speak out about miscarriage?

I ask after the Duchess of Sussex revealed in a newspaper column that she lost her second baby to miscarriage [...]

By |November 26th, 2020|Parenting, Pregnancy|2 Comments

10 things I’d totally forgotten about weaning!

If you follow us here and on social media you'll know weaning is in full swing here at Crummy Mummy [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Parenting, Weaning|4 Comments

6 living room updates you can do in a weekend

If your living room is in need of a bit of TLC but you're short on time - and money [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Family life, Lifestyle|6 Comments

Introducing solids with Piccolo’s new baby food service

There's been a milestone mummy moment at Crummy Mummy HQ this week. After six months of exclusive breastfeeding it's time [...]

By |November 8th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|0 Comments

5 simple ways to make your home more hygge

Hands up who's getting ready for Lockdown 2.0? Now the nights are drawing in and the temperature has dropped one thing [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Family life, Health, Lifestyle|8 Comments

6 wishes for my only son on his sixth birthday

I say only son, but I should caveat that by saying I'm by no means bitter: one son is more [...]

By |October 31st, 2020|Family life, Parenting|4 Comments

Tickle My Party Sleepover in a Box review & discount code!

Need to think outside the box when it comes to entertaining the kids now coronavirus and lockdown has made staying [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

5 top tips for managing your accounts as a blogger

'Someone who writes regularly for an online journal or website' - that's the Cambridge Dictionary definition of a blogger, but [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Blogging|3 Comments

6 wishes for my lockdown baby at six months old

I can't believe I'm writing this but baby number four is now six months old! It's been six whole months [...]

By |October 20th, 2020|Family life, Parenting|13 Comments

Should I pay my kids to do chores?

I ask after the oldest (nine) asked if she could start earning money by doing jobs around the house. My [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Parenting|10 Comments

Halloween front door decoration ideas for under £20 #ad

Wondering how to entertain the kids this Halloween in the absence of parties, trick or treating and all the usual [...]

By |October 11th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|6 Comments

5 easy ways to make your bedroom more romantic

When was the last time you thought about your bedroom - and I mean really thought about it? If your [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Family life, Uncategorised|0 Comments

In The Book personalised book review & giveaway!

Looking for the perfect gift that will stand the test of time and that you can choose from the comfort [...]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Competitions, Reviews|13 Comments

Why I spent our child benefit on a private Covid test kit

Brace yourselves: this is likely to be a bit of a controversial one. It involves a three-year-old with a cough, [...]

By |September 25th, 2020|Parenting|22 Comments

7 simple ways to teach kids a new language

Did you know that learning a second language can help kids with problem solving, critical thinking and listening skills, as well [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Parenting|3 Comments