Crummy Mummy

5 ways to deal with death your own way

Dealing with death is difficult. No matter who you have lost, to deal with death is one of the hardest things we experience in life. Whether we like it or not there comes a time where we have to deal with death and while it's [...]

5 delicious things you may not know about Sussex

What is Sussex best known for? Having lived in Sussex for 10 years now I know it depends on who you ask - and whether or not you are from East or West Sussex. Most people from outside the county wouldn't really think there was [...]

6 things to remember when coping with grief

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences a person can go through. Grief and loss can be overwhelming, and it is often hard to know how to cope with the whole process. It might seem hard to imagine but with the [...]

5 party themes for a 30th birthday

Planning a 30th birthday party? Thirty is a landmark birthday and one that everyone remembers - whether they like it or not! If it's down to you to plan a 30th birthday party for a loved one, you will want to make sure that you [...]

Things to consider when backpacking in Europe with kids

A trip backpacking in Europe can be everything you could imagine and more. From iconic landmarks to beautiful lakes and sandy beaches, there is plenty to see and do, making it a summer to remember. That said, if you've got kids in tow it's well [...]

6 ways to explain Alzheimer’s to a child

Alzheimer’s is a devastating condition that can have a long-lasting impact on a person’s loved ones. For that reason, trying to explain it to a child can be a very tricky proposition – something we’ll be discussing in this collaborative post. As you’re probably aware, [...]

3 tips to help cope with hair loss

Hair loss can be a traumatic experience. It can affect anybody at any time, and seemingly arrive out of nowhere. Even the rich and famous describe these ordeals as terrifying to the masses. Alopecia in women can be especially challenging, particularly when false standards for [...]

5 simple ways to cut the cost of fuel

With the cost of living crisis in full swing and the price of fuel expected to hit £2 per litre this summer for the first time ever the average car will cost more than £100 to fill. That means that as fuel prices continue to [...]

How to make the most of a trip to London Zoo

London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo and makes a wonderful day out for families, couples and friends alike. Located in Regent’s Park, a family trip to London Zoo doesn’t have to break the bank – especially if you qualify for an NHS London [...]

What to pack for a campervan trip with kids

Planning a campervan trip with kids? Wondering what essentials to pack - and what's best left at home? Then this post is for you! There are an estimated 225,000 motor homes and campervans on Britain's roads if the figures are to be believed and with [...]

5 simple ways to protect your child as they grow up

As a mum of four child safety is something I worry about – a lot. From needing eyes in the back of my head when getting the kids in and out of the car safely, to what they’re up to online, the list of things [...]

4 myths & facts all breastfeeding mums should know

Did you know that the foundation of your baby’s health is laid during the first 1,000 days of his or her life? As a parent that’s quite a responsibility, and it’s important that your baby has everything needed in their diet from day one. We [...]

Why is the cost of fuel so expensive?

The rising cost of fuel is already causing serious issues for motorists in the UK, but it is predicted that things are going to get worse before they get better and it could be a bumpy few months ahead. Average prices have already hit a [...]

5 easy ways to refresh your bathroom

Did you know that the bathroom is one of the most used rooms in your house? This means that after a while, it’s only natural for the space to become a bit tired and need a little boost of TLC. Of course, completely revamping your [...]

3 alternative entertainment ideas for the perfect wedding day

If you’re planning your wedding day and are on the hunt for wedding day entertainment ideas this post is for you! It's natural to want to throw the perfect bash, and if you already have children it may be even more important to include entertainment [...]