About crummymummy1

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


I know last week's #MySundayPhoto was a picture from our allotment, but I couldn't resist sharing another after this little [...]

By |September 30th, 2018|Allotment|13 Comments

3 things every parent should know about car seat safety

Like most parents with young children, the chances are taking your baby on car journeys is unavoidable. But did you [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

Win tickets to The Baby Show at London Olympia!

Fancy winning tickets to The Baby Show at London Olympia? Then you’ve come to the right place! The Baby Show [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Competitions, Parenting|14 Comments

7 reasons why I won’t potty train my youngest

I've made a decision. One that's not likely to go down well in some quarters. I'm not going to potty [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Parenting|30 Comments


It's been a funny old year on the weather front hasn't it: late snow followed by a heatwave followed by [...]

By |September 23rd, 2018|Allotment|8 Comments

5 healthy lunchbox ideas for kids #ad

In need of some lunchbox inspiration? Fed up with boring snoring sandwiches? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Parenting|11 Comments

Finding a new kind of normal

There’s been a big change in our house this year. Something that’s affected our whole family, but which I haven’t [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Parenting|15 Comments

10 things I wish I’d known about childbirth

No two births are the same. That’s what they say about childbirth, and as a mum of three the saying [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments


After revealing 10 things they don't tell you about breastfeeding a toddler this week #MySundayPhoto features the little lady in [...]

By |September 16th, 2018|Parenting|7 Comments

4 of the safest places to travel for a family holiday

Planning your next family holiday? Want to make sure the destination you choose is super safe as well as family [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Parenting, Travel|1 Comment

5 simple ways to personalise your home office

I often envy people who leave the house to go somewhere else to work: slipping on high heels, shutting the [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about breastfeeding a toddler

Nineteen months. That's how old the littlest turns this week. Which means I'm officially breastfeeding a toddler. Having fed my [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments


#MySundayPhoto this week was taken on the beach in front of our flat - the nights are definitely drawing in [...]

By |September 9th, 2018|Parenting|8 Comments

Is it ever ok to miss your child’s first day of school?

Is it ever ok to miss your child’s first day of school? I don’t mean the first day of a [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Parenting|5 Comments

10 ways to help manage your baby’s eczema in winter

Got a little one who suffers from eczema? Worried it will flare up in winter? Then this post is for [...]

By |September 5th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment