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Does having an epidural make me a failure?

Does having an epidural make me a failure? According to the so-called ‘cult of natural childbirth’ it does. I ask [...]

By |January 31st, 2020|Parenting, Pregnancy|5 Comments

5 simple ways to monetise your blog

How do you make money blogging? If I had £1 for every time I’ve been asked that question I’d be [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Blogging, Parenting|11 Comments

Should I harvest my colostrum before my baby is born?

It sounds like the sort of thing best left to scientists in labs, but it's the latest recommendation being dished [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|10 Comments

5 ways to cope financially when you’re unexpectedly expecting

Six thousand pounds. That’s how much a baby costs in their first year if new research by insurance company LV [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Parenting, Pregnancy|3 Comments

7 ways blogging has shaped me as a parent

Seven years. I’m not sure where the time has gone but that’s how long I’ve now been blogging for – [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Blogging, Parenting|18 Comments

10 things I’d completely forgotten about being pregnant!

Isn’t it funny how you can completely forget what it’s like to be in a situation when you’re no longer [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Parenting, Pregnancy|5 Comments

Celebrating Veganuary with Little Dish

Trying to eat less meat and a little more veg? Want to encourage your little ones to follow suit? Then [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|Parenting|36 Comments

How can I stop my toddler touching my boobies?

If there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write this has to be it: how can I stop my toddler [...]

By |January 10th, 2020|Parenting|4 Comments

WIN a Milton baby bundle worth £30!

We’re kicking off the new year with a brand new competition here at Crummy Mummy HQ: the chance to win [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Parenting|10 Comments

When is the right time to start shopping for a new baby?

When is the right time to start shopping for a new baby? I ask after reaching six months of pregnancy [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Parenting, Pregnancy|2 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from North Wales, where we're celebrating my FIL's 70th birthday with a big family get-together. For [...]

By |January 5th, 2020|Family life, Parenting|6 Comments

10 things to look forward to in 2020

So, the new year is upon us - and not just a new year but a new decade too. With [...]

By |January 1st, 2020|Family life, Parenting|12 Comments

5 great reasons to go on a wellness escape in 2020

In need of something to look forward to now Christmas is over and the new year is almost upon us? [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Health, Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week features this year's Christmas cake, which I finally managed to make with less than a week to [...]

By |December 29th, 2019|baking, Parenting|7 Comments

5 easy ways to earn extra cash fast

More than £1,400. That's how much the average British family spends on presents and food at Christmas according to one [...]

By |December 27th, 2019|Money, Parenting|1 Comment