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crummymummy1

About crummymummy1

I'm a wife, mama of four, freelance journalist & blogger. Not necessarily in that order!

Tickle My Party Sleepover in a Box review & discount code!

Need to think outside the box when it comes to entertaining the kids now coronavirus and lockdown has made staying [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|0 Comments

5 top tips for managing your accounts as a blogger

'Someone who writes regularly for an online journal or website' - that's the Cambridge Dictionary definition of a blogger, but [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Blogging|3 Comments

6 wishes for my lockdown baby at six months old

I can't believe I'm writing this but baby number four is now six months old! It's been six whole months [...]

By |October 20th, 2020|Family life, Parenting|7 Comments

Should I pay my kids to do chores?

I ask after the oldest (nine) asked if she could start earning money by doing jobs around the house. My [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Parenting|7 Comments

Halloween front door decoration ideas for under £20 #ad

Wondering how to entertain the kids this Halloween in the absence of parties, trick or treating and all the usual [...]

By |October 11th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|6 Comments

5 easy ways to make your bedroom more romantic

When was the last time you thought about your bedroom - and I mean really thought about it? If your [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Family life, Uncategorised|0 Comments

In The Book personalised book review & giveaway!

Looking for the perfect gift that will stand the test of time and that you can choose from the comfort [...]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Competitions, Reviews|13 Comments

Why I spent our child benefit on a private Covid test kit

Brace yourselves: this is likely to be a bit of a controversial one. It involves a three-year-old with a cough, [...]

By |September 25th, 2020|Parenting|22 Comments

7 simple ways to teach kids a new language

Did you know that learning a second language can help kids with problem solving, critical thinking and listening skills, as well [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Parenting|3 Comments

Should children be included in the rule of six?

I ask after new government coronavirus restrictions in England ban groups of more than six people from two households meeting [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Parenting|19 Comments

Celebrating back to school with Kellogg’s

Hands up who's celebrating the kids going back to school at long last? As a work at home mum back [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

10 things to consider before having a fourth baby

It's been almost five months since we welcomed baby number four Violet Hope and I thought now would be a [...]

By |September 11th, 2020|Family life, Parenting|8 Comments

5 ways I’m dealing with my colicky baby

Almost 30 per cent of babies get it and as a mum of four I feel like I've been there, [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

10 things that suddenly happen when you push a pram!

I've got a confession: for the last few weeks I've been shoehorning the baby (four months) into her pram - [...]

By |August 29th, 2020|Parenting|13 Comments

WIN one of 3 cuddly pandas with Ickle Pickles & Sudocrem!

Did you know that every year in the UK 95,000 babies - that's one in 8 - are born prematurely? [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Competitions, Parenting|4 Comments