­

About crummymummy1

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far crummymummy1 has created 781 blog entries.

Top 10 pop songs to sing to your baby

Ed Sheeran, Bob Marley and Tracey Chapman. They might not sound like they have much in common, but they all [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|Parenting|5 Comments

Speedy school night hacks

It’s just one week into the new school term and I already feel like I need a holiday. BB only went back to [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This weekend I made it to our allotment for the first time in more than a month owing to holidays [...]

By |September 11th, 2016|Allotment|7 Comments

5 reasons pen pals should make a come back

Did you ever have a pen pal when you were little? I did. We moved around a lot and in [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Family life|15 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

‘Mummy there’s POO on my hand!’

The thing they don’t tell you about toilet training is that it goes way beyond simply getting them to do [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Parenting, School|44 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week we decamped to my in-laws in the New Forest while some work was done on our flat, meaning [...]

By |September 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

Back to school essentials you didn’t know you need

I can’t wait for the new school year to start. Working from home (see my confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home mum [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|49 Comments

How to exercise safely in pregnancy

Regular readers will know that I'm a) pregnant and b) love running. I continued running until I was eight months [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Pregnancy|0 Comments

5 of the best wooden toys for kids

When I first became a mum I had visions of wooden toys neatly stacked on bookcases lined with traditional fairy tales, [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Reviews|14 Comments

How to make a Frozen cake in 12 easy steps

If the very thought of conjuring up a Frozen cake fills you with dread, then read on. It may sound [...]

By |August 29th, 2016|Parenting, Recipes|45 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

You spend hours and hours making and decorating a cake, and then it's all but gone in a matter of [...]

By |August 28th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about pregnancy after miscarriage

There’s no getting away from it: pregnancy is a tricky business. And pregnancy after miscarriage is even trickier. I should [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Uncategorised|19 Comments

How do you stop co-sleeping?

How do you stop co-sleeping? Google it and you’ll find pages of advice for newborns up to teens which is [...]

By |August 24th, 2016|Uncategorised|21 Comments

Fun lunchbox ideas for kids

One hundred and ninety five. If you had to produce packed lunches for one child for the whole school year, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Parenting|44 Comments