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About crummymummy1

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

#MySundayPhoto

Isn't this a cheeky face if ever you saw one? #MySundayPhoto this week was taken at Mumsnet's HQ in London [...]

By |February 4th, 2018|Parenting|8 Comments

10 things you should never say to a sleep deprived mum

When was the last time you had a proper night’s sleep? Last week? Last month? Last year? It’s almost a [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Parenting|31 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about sex after having a baby

Brace yourselves. The chances are this post is going to make you laugh, make you cringe - and quite possibly [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Parenting|25 Comments

The 5 biggest lessons I’ve learnt in 5 years blogging

Five years. That's how long I've been blogging for, and my goodness what a learning curve it's been. I know [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Blogging|14 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Hello spring! It might be wet, windy and generally Januaryish but #MySundayPhoto this week is proof spring is on its [...]

By |January 28th, 2018|Allotment|12 Comments

Savvy ways to plan a christening on a budget

One thousand pounds. That’s how much more than a quarter of new parents admitted spending on their baby’s christening in [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Parenting|3 Comments

Win a £20 Toby Carvery gift card!

When was the last time you went out for a meal as a family? If you can’t remember then I’ve [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Competitions, Reviews|15 Comments

10 reasons to visit Liverpool One shopping centre

Is it better to live in the north of England, or the south? We live in the south of England [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Family days out, Reviews|1 Comment

‘I’ve got a dirty secret & he’s called Stuart’

I've got a confession. And I feel like it's a dirty secret. It involves dirty laundry (LOTS of it), twenty [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Parenting|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Isn't this face one of pure bliss if ever you saw one? I captured this picture of BB tucking into [...]

By |January 21st, 2018|Parenting|5 Comments

Clever ways to make your home warm & cosy in winter

They say what good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter, but I’m not sure I agree. [...]

By |January 19th, 2018|Family life|2 Comments

10 top tips for moving your baby into their own room

Moving your baby into their own room. Considering how many parenting books there are out there, this seems to be [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Parenting|7 Comments

10 things all parents should do in the first year

Our youngest turned 11 months old this week, and it still feels like she was born yesterday. She’s going to [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|Parenting|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

They say blink and they're one, and the saying couldn't be truer when it comes to this one who is [...]

By |January 14th, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

5 simple ways to stick to an exercise routine

Do you find yourself backing out of gym plans at the last minute? Or sinking down on the sofa with [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|Exercise, Parenting|26 Comments