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

Things they fail to tell you about school holidays

After two weeks off over Easter the kids go back to school and nursery this week. I can’t wait. Having [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Uncategorised|86 Comments


It turns out there's a lot more you can do with a shed than using it to store tools. Since [...]

By |April 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|12 Comments

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

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

What they don’t tell you about live TV

The big news in the Crummy Mummy household this week is that I was asked to appear on ITV’s This [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Uncategorised|72 Comments

How to cope with a grumpy man

Patience Deficit Disorder. That’s what Misery Guts claims to suffer from – totally made up of course. I know I’ve [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|62 Comments

Why I’m glad I’m not a normal mum

Apparently constantly being in a rush, looking tired and spending the entire time thinking about food and what to cook [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|30 Comments

What your Christmas cards say about you

We’ve had a steady flow of Christmas cards landing on our mat over the last week or so. Little B [...]

By |December 14th, 2015|Uncategorised|29 Comments

Milk & doughnuts: the BEST home remedy for kids

BB’s got pneumonia. It all started innocently enough – she began complaining of a tummy ache and seemed a bit [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|12 Comments

My TV debut: should parents decide when their children start school?

Social media followers will know I have made my TV debut: I appeared on ITV's This Morning talking about summer babies [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|11 Comments

‘I cried hot burning tears because I dreaded the reaction my shoes would get at school’

BB started school for the first time this week, which needless to say made me think about my first day [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Family life, Uncategorised|24 Comments

My Own Fairy door review & reader offer!

Doesn’t the idea of your very own fairy door complete with its own tiny key sound enchanting? The three year [...]