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About crummymummy1

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

WIN one of 3 cuddly pandas with Ickle Pickles & Sudocrem!

Did you know that every year in the UK 95,000 babies - that's one in 8 - are born prematurely? [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Competitions, Parenting|4 Comments

Keeping our nursery clean & safe with Munchkin’s 59S UV steriliser #ad

Ever worry about unmentionables lurking on soft toys and the surfaces of toys that you can't simply bung in the [...]

By |August 8th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|7 Comments

10 things I’ve learnt breastfeeding four babies!

I don't mean all at the same time - that would be quite a feat! - I mean four babies [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Breast feeding, Parenting|9 Comments

7 things to consider before getting a puppy

They say a dog is for life and not just for Christmas, and if I had Β£1 for every time [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|Family life|1 Comment

What is mother’s instinct?

What is mother's instinct? I ask after an altercation between the boy (5) and Misery Guts's bike, resulting in a [...]

By |July 27th, 2020|Parenting|8 Comments

MAM 6-in-1 electric steriliser & bottle warmer review #ad

Looking for a new electric steriliser to help make your life easier without breaking the bank? Then you've come to [...]

By |July 18th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|8 Comments

5 sweet ways to celebrate your wedding anniversary

Ten years. That's how long Misery Guts and I have been married for this week - and it's probably our [...]

By |July 16th, 2020|Parenting|2 Comments

10 great reasons to visit the British Airways i360 viewing tower in Brighton

Fancy sailing up into the sky to enjoy panoramic views of the south coast with a glass of fizz in [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Family days out, Reviews|14 Comments

3 simple ways to quit smoking for good

Did you know that if you quit smoking before the age of 40 the chances of dying from a smoking [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|Health|1 Comment

5 reasons everyone should keep a rainy day fund

Did you know that one in 10 of us don't have any savings at all, and of those of us [...]

By |July 4th, 2020|Money|16 Comments

5 easy ways to back up digital memories #ad

Hands up who worries about the zillions of photos stored on your phone that you've never had time to do [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Parenting|5 Comments

5 playground safety tips for parents #ad

Anyone else wondering just how safe parks and playgrounds are going to be after lockdown or is it just me? [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|Parenting|3 Comments

5 last minute lockdown Father’s Day gift ideas #ad

Hands up who thought lockdown would be over by Father's Day? I don't know about you but when Mother's Day [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Parenting, Reviews|2 Comments

Tommee Tippee Made for Me breast pump review

On the hunt for a new electric breast pump or know someone who is? Want to know what to expect [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Breast feeding, Parenting, Reviews|0 Comments