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10 of the best breakthrough parenting moments

I’m about to share one of those really boring parenting moments nobody else cares about, but bear with me. This week I [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Uncategorised|81 Comments

5 reasons shared parental leave will never work

It’s been a year since shared parental leave came into force in England, Scotland and Wales and apparently just one in [...]

By |April 6th, 2016|Parenting|7 Comments

5 reasons class teddy bears are a BAD idea

It was only a matter of time. BB has finally come home from school armed with the class teddy bear [...]

By |April 4th, 2016|Parenting|28 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Things are really starting to take off on the allotment. After family fun went wrong and I gave up trying to [...]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

WIN a Baba Blue Cloudbabies Zippy Suit!

One of the things they don’t tell you about parenthood – and there are lots of things they fail to [...]

By |April 1st, 2016|Competitions, Reviews|46 Comments

10 ways pregnancy changes your face

Forget Adele’s beard. Hairs sprouting on your chin are the least of your worries in pregnancy. They say being pregnant [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|Parenting|43 Comments

5 reasons Easter is better with kids

It’s occurred to me that between being a teenager and having kids I don’t think I can recall any Easter [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Family life|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Happy Easter from the Crummy Mummy household! Instead of giving chocolate eggs to family and friends this year BB and [...]

By |March 27th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

5 ways to survive Easter weekend

I’m so glad it’s Easter! After working overtime to make up for the fact there’s two bank holidays in a [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|36 Comments

Could you cope with a sudden death?

A few weeks ago one of our neighbours died. She had a brain tumour and was responding well to treatment, [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorised|10 Comments

Jamie Oliver’s right, breastfeeding IS a problem

‘Leave my tits alone’ and ‘stop mansplaining’: those are some of criticisms levelled at Jamie Oliver after he said something [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Breast feeding|57 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

After umming and ahhing about whether we should take BB to her great granddad's funeral, it was the day in [...]

By |March 20th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

5 reasons to enter Tots100 MAD Blog Awards

Nominations are officially open for Tots100’s annual MAD Blog Awards. If you haven’t heard of them before, the MAD (mum [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Blogging|94 Comments

Are you guilty of competitive tiredness?

I haven’t had a decent night’s sleep in almost a year and a half. At 16 months old Little B [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Family life|44 Comments

Weird things I can’t do since having a baby

Obviously there are going to be things you can’t do after having a baby that you could do before. Like [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Parenting|36 Comments