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Eye infection? Try breast milk eye drops

For the last week I’ve been sporting a black eye thanks to Little B who poked me right in the [...]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Breast feeding, Health, Parenting|6 Comments

5 tips for pain-free breastfeeding

When people talk about breast feeding being painful, I always assumed they meant in the bleeding nipples type of way, [...]

By |July 10th, 2015|Breast feeding|6 Comments

Flashback Friday: Mammaries are made of this

I started Crummy Mummy in January 2013 as I prepared to stop breastfeeding BB, and by May the journey was [...]

By |June 26th, 2015|Breast feeding|22 Comments

I cut the rounded ends off a sanitary towel and stuck them in my bra

This is me with homemade breast pads I made out of a sanitary towel. Having unveiled our brand new website [...]

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

We’ve had a makeover!

Today I’m coming to you from our brand new sparkling website! After almost two and a half years we’ve waved [...]

I swear he’s more awake than he lets on, and he swears he isn’t

This is a short rant about sleep (or lack of). Last night I was up no less than six times [...]

Win a year’s supply of Huggies baby wipes!

Fancy winning a year’s supply of Huggies baby wipes, a £500 Asda gift card or a Disney hamper? Then all [...]

Ella’s Kitchen finger food review: let weaning commence!

Just when you’ve settled nicely into a routine, it’s time to change it again and get used to a new [...]

There was absolutely no sign of the necessary big pants: where was Kate’s VPL?

Didn’t Kate look amazing when she left hospital less than 10 hours after giving birth? I too left hospital around 10 hours [...]

I’m officially a Huggies ‘mumbassador’!

It's official: I'm a Huggies brand ambassador! And Little B is delighted, as you can see (pictured). Yesterday Little B [...]

By |May 1st, 2015|Baby, Beauty, Breast feeding, Family life, Health, News|0 Comments

New nuclear, blended or klingon: what type of family are you?

The idea of the nuclear family – mum, dad and two point something kids living together – is being stretched [...]

Post baby running update: six months after the birth

It’s almost six months since I’ve been back pounding the pavements following the birth of Little B, so I thought [...]

Who’d have thought the best bit about a holiday could be a break from pumping milk?

It turns out we couldn’t have picked a better week to have our first holiday of the year – a [...]

Shared parental leave: it could easily end in divorce

The new shared parental leave policy comes into force next week. Having just returned from maternity leave, I don’t think [...]