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About crummymummy1

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

10 nifty gadgets to make travelling with kids 10 times easier

Travelling with kids. As a mum of three the words ‘travelling’ and ‘with kids’ aren’t words I tend to relish [...]

By |June 18th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundayPhoto

Happy Father's Day everyone! To mark the occasion #MySundayPhoto this week is of Misery Guts childfree and enjoying a rare [...]

By |June 17th, 2018|Parenting|3 Comments

Is the council right to fine me for taking my child out of school?

Would you take your child out of school during term time even if you knew you'd be fined? That's what [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|Parenting|25 Comments

10 free Father’s Day gifts that don’t cost a penny

Chocolate, alcohol, books, gadgets and aftershave. Those are the best-selling Father’s Day gifts in the UK according to Google, and [...]

By |June 13th, 2018|Parenting|3 Comments

Bonkers things you only do when you become a mum

Ever sat in the car outside your own house with a sleeping baby in a bid to get a bit [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Parenting|8 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Can you spot the busy bee? I captured this little fella for #MySundayPhoto on our allotment this week - in [...]

By |June 10th, 2018|Allotment, Gardening|6 Comments

10 easy ways to save money on your food bill

Looking to save money on your food bill? Whether you have a growing family like us and are looking to [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Money, Parenting|3 Comments

10 ways gardening helps me stay sane

The saying goes that if you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener. And I have to [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|Parenting|0 Comments

5 ways to make your home wheelchair friendly

Ever considered what you’d need to do to make your home wheelchair friendly? Wheelchairs are used by an estimated 1.2 [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|Parenting|0 Comments

10 great reasons to go campervanning with kids

Ever fancied the idea of packing the kids and all your stuff into a camper van and heading somewhere completely [...]

By |June 4th, 2018|Parenting, Travel|17 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

We've had a big birthday in our house this week: Misery Guts turned 40 (see 40 wishes for my husband [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

40 wishes for my husband on his 40th birthday

There's a milestone birthday in our house. And it's not mine (not yet, anyway). Misery Guts is 40, which seems [...]

By |May 30th, 2018|Parenting|23 Comments

Win a limited-edition Smiggle bundle worth £45!

Fancy winning a limited-edition Smiggle bundle worth £45? Then you’ve come to the right place! If you’re a regular follower [...]

By |May 28th, 2018|Competitions|11 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Can you spot the celebrity? #MySundayPhoto this week was taken at Mothercare's AW18 press preview where singer, model, TV presenter [...]

By |May 27th, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

5 reasons I’m loving Mothercare’s AW18 collection

Want to know what Mothercare has in store for autumn/winter 2018? Then read on! I was invited to a sneak [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Parenting, Reviews|12 Comments