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About crummymummy1

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

What does your Christmas tree say about you?

Did you know there's actual research into what your Christmas tree says about you? Whether it’s real, whether it’s fake, [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments

10 clever ways to keep kids in bed on Christmas morning

How do you keep kids in bed as long as possible on Christmas morning? I don’t mean for the whole [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|Parenting|9 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

#MySundayPhoto perfectly sums up life in our house at the moment. This Christmas business is all getting a bit much [...]

By |December 16th, 2017|Parenting|4 Comments

The REAL reason we don’t want to be stay-at-home mums

One in 11. That’s how many UK mothers are now stay-at-home mums according to the latest figures from the Office [...]

By |December 15th, 2017|Parenting|2 Comments

5 reasons Christmas is better than it was when we were kids

I’ve lost count of the number of articles I’ve come across suggesting Christmas was better when we were kids. I [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Parenting|9 Comments

Why LaplandUK is worth every single penny

Is LaplandUK worth the money? It's the question that comes up time and time again - and with good reason. [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Family days out, Parenting, Reviews|17 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

#MySundayPhoto this week was a no-brainer. We've been to LaplandUK for the second year running and just like last year [...]

By |December 10th, 2017|Parenting|4 Comments

The ultimate Peppa Pig Christmas gift guide!

Got a small person in your life who loves Peppa Pig? Then read on! Peppa and her family have been [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|1 Comment

Win a LaplandUK Conker The Silly Elf set worth £25!

Forget Elf on the Shelf. There’s a new elf in town – and he’s bigger, sillier and comes with his [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Competitions, Parenting|10 Comments

Creating a home office when you don’t have an office

Do you dream of having space to work at home but just don’t have the one vital element: space? Somewhere [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|16 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

#MySundayPhoto this week is a sneak peek at a little project I've been working on: creating a home office space [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

5 reasons to buy Pirate Pete’s potty training book

It’s the one everyone raves about and the one that went to number one in the Amazon children’s chart after [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|3 Comments

How much should you spend on kids at Christmas?

How much should you spend on kids at Christmas? And how much is too much? In our house the kids [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Parenting|15 Comments

Why I’m not cut out to be Mary’s mum

It’s the starring role in the school nativity play, the one all the girls – and apparently a lot of [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Parenting|18 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

We have ourselves a record over on the allotment - raspberries in the last week of November! Admittedly there's only [...]

By |November 26th, 2017|Allotment|4 Comments