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About crummymummy1

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

To the lady in the supermarket

This probably isn’t going to be the classic supermarket tale you think it is. It does involve an epic toddler meltdown, [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|Parenting|25 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

So that's Easter done and dusted for another year. I don't know about you but I do think Easter is better [...]

By |April 22nd, 2017|Parenting|6 Comments

Am I exploiting my kids?

Have you heard about Victoria Beckham trademarking her daughter’s name? Apparently she’s registered Harper Beckham, five, for use in branded [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Blogging, Parenting|43 Comments

Would you dress siblings in matching outfits?

Twinning. I’m referring, of course, to the practise of dressing siblings of different ages in matching outfits. Before Littlest B [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Parenting|18 Comments

10 reasons I hate crafting

Crafting. The mere mention of the word is enough to bring me out in a cold sweat. I don’t know [...]

By |April 16th, 2017|Parenting|26 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

So we've survived the first week of the Easter holidays. Just. (It turns out there are lots of things they [...]

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

What REALLY happens inside innocent’s Fruit Towers #ad

Ever wondered where those little knitted hats on top of innocent smoothies actually come from? Or whether seven crushed strawberries [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Health, Parenting|24 Comments

10 reasons to visit Thomas Land

If you’re two and totally obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine the chances are life doesn’t get much better than a trip to [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Family days out, Reviews|11 Comments

5 ways parenting is easier in summer

‘Parenting’ and ‘easy’ are two words most parents would probably agree don’t belong in the same sentence. While there’s nothing [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Parenting|31 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I don't know about you, but we've been basking in summer time temperatures in our neck of the woods. Being [...]

By |April 9th, 2017|Parenting|8 Comments

5 reasons to take kids on a cruise

They say there’s no such thing as a holiday when you have kids. I beg to differ. There is such [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

5 good things about broken nights

No I haven’t finally gone stark raving mad with sleep deprivation. It occurred to me, as I paced the living [...]

By |April 5th, 2017|Parenting|12 Comments

5 ways to rock being a working mum

Four months. That’s how long it takes the average new mum to get their confidence back when they return to [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Parenting|42 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

When you look at this photo, what do you see? Apologies for #MySundayPhoto being another breastfeeding image (and again in [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|11 Comments

Things I wish I’d known about my lady bits

This post should probably come with a warning: it’s not for the faint hearted. Or the squeamish. A bit like [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy, Reviews|14 Comments