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About crummymummy1

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

Why does nobody talk about the ‘P’ word?

I'm talking about poo. Not bright yellow breastfeedy poo that smells like vinegar and brings tears to the eyes, not [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Parenting|38 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Happy Father's Day! I've got a little confession to make: instead of giving Misery Guts the day off on Father's [...]

By |June 18th, 2017|Parenting|5 Comments

5 ways to avoid car seat hip (& other mum injuries)

They say old age doesn’t come alone, and it turns out neither does motherhood. Car seat hip, breastfeeding shoulder and [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

Kaya mum jewellery review & giveaway!

Want to win a piece of stirling silver jewellery engraved with your baby or child’s name or initials? Then read [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Competitions, Reviews|44 Comments

5 personalised Father’s Day gifts for under £30

I don't know about you but I'm a sucker for anything personalised. Wall stickers, jewellery, prints and door plaques - [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|21 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

'This Mama's milkin' it'. Those are the words on my new mug - a gift from breastfeeding experts Medela to [...]

By |June 11th, 2017|Breast feeding|5 Comments

How to plan an unforgettable road trip

Car journeys. Whether they’re 10 minutes long or 10 hours long, the fact is when you’ve got kids they need [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Parenting, Travel|2 Comments

When is the best time to start a bedtime routine?

Bath, book, bed. Those three little words are supposedly the ticket to a hassle-free bedtime, but the question is when [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Parenting|16 Comments

10 reasons to take kids glamping

Glamping. The chances are, however glam and no matter how much Cath Kidston has been thrown at it, swapping four walls [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews, Travel|30 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

As half term holidays go this week has to have been the best one yet! I make no secret of [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Parenting|7 Comments

Creating a wildlife garden with Homebase #GardenGoals: the big reveal!

Drum roll please…it’s time for the big reveal of our Homebase #GardenGoals wildlife friendly garden! At the beginning of May we [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Allotment, Gardening, Parenting, Reviews|3 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

After a week of rain followed by a week of sunshine the first strawberries of summer have made an appearance [...]

By |May 27th, 2017|Allotment, Gardening|6 Comments

10 free things to do with kids

The thing about kids is they cost money. And when it comes to school holidays they cost even more money. [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Parenting|21 Comments

‘I’m scared for me & I’m scared for the kids’

‘I’m scared for me & I’m scared for the kids’. I'm referring, of course, to the terror attack in Manchester [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Parenting|35 Comments

Water fun with HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®! #ad

If there’s one thing that marks the start of summer in our house it’s the filling of our public paddling [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Parenting|5 Comments