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About crummymummy1

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

#MySundayPhoto

Last week #MySundayPhoto was what I was hoping would be one of the last pictures of BB and Little B [...]

By |February 12th, 2017|Pregnancy|20 Comments

5 ways to childproof Valentine’s Day

Forget swanky restaurants and weekends away - the chances are since becoming a parent Valentine's Day means a date night [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Parenting|12 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about being overdue

I’ve been overdue with all my babies. The first was 15 days late, the second was three days late and [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Pregnancy|80 Comments

The trouble with the ‘perfect’ birth

They say no two babies are the same, and no two births are the same either. So far the saying [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|46 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

With baby number three due any day now this probably one of the last pictures of BB and Little B [...]

By |February 5th, 2017|Parenting|20 Comments

10 superpowers all parents develop in the first year

They say parenthood is the steepest learning curve there is. If I think back to my pre-baby days and compare [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Parenting|47 Comments

Why I’m not writing a birth plan

What you want to happen and what you don’t. That’s the point of a birth plan, the one single page [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Pregnancy|42 Comments

The only 10 things you need in your hospital bag

From hair straighteners to a pillow from home, there are more things I’ve packed in my hospital bag and haven’t [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Pregnancy|42 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

At long last I am finally on maternity leave! I've set my out of office until May (such a good [...]

By |January 29th, 2017|Pregnancy|10 Comments

5 easy ways to detangle kids’ hair

If wails at wash time, shrieks at story time and sobs at school time sound familiar, read on. In our house [...]

By |January 27th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|12 Comments

How to pick the perfect pair of glasses

One of the first blog posts I ever wrote was about my new plastic glasses being the thin end of [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Fashion, Parenting, Reviews|34 Comments

10 things all mums should do before giving birth

The countdown is on! There’s just one more week of work to go and that’s it: I’m officially on maternity [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Parenting|87 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Regular followers will know that this week I appeared on Good Morning Britain talking about wheelchairs and buggies on buses ahead [...]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Blogging|13 Comments

14 things I’ve learnt in 4 years of blogging

Is it me or does everyone celebrate their blogiversary in January? Everywhere I look people seem to be marking the [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blogging|51 Comments

My Good Morning Britain TV debut!

Posh hotel rooms, cars to whisk you from A to B and hair and make-up artists transforming you from a knackered [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Parenting|107 Comments