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Slummy Mummy - A question of nits
Nits.
24/09/2010
Slummy Mummy's guilty secret
Recently I seem to have developed a rather worrying and shameful habit.
23/09/2010
Results of fertility survey
A big thank you to all of you who participated in our online Fertility survey: How far is too far? Should women be able to have a child at any age? Should same sex couples have the right to assisted conception...
20/09/2010
Being a good enough parent
I was recently asked to write a series of posts about parenthood for Bounty. The idea was to provide a realistic, honest account of motherhood, that wasn’t all about introducing home-made, organic...
20/09/2010
Slummy Mummy wins MAD blog awards
A more sober thank you…
17/09/2010
Toys that teach
Toys that teach are a great way to make learning fun, so if your little one is ready to read, then you'll want to know about these genius educational toys from LeapFrog which are as enjoyable as they are educational...
17/09/2010
Slummy Mummy - The man of my dreams…
Last night I had one of those dreams about being in love.
15/09/2010
Disturbing picture of the day
One of our Quality-time-family days-out over the summer holidays was to Wookey Hole - you may remember it being in the news a while ago when they advertised for a new witch? Well this is her:
10/09/2010
Gap years - valuable learning experience?

10/09/2010
Can money buy you love?
I was coming home from visiting a friend in Cambridge over the summer holidays, and as I drove down the slip road onto the motorway I was faced with a giant billboard, offering me the chance to meet the man of my dreams through the website sugardaddie...
08/09/2010
The first sign of madness
I was walking through town yesterday morning, enjoying the freedom of the first day back at school, when I heard music coming from somewhere. It was a tune I knew and liked – I could just hear it faintly...
06/09/2010
George’s Marvellous Medicine review
“…fizzle, frazzle, and shout HOORAY!!”
03/09/2010
A dose of George’s Marvellous Medicine
It’s a well-known scientific fact* that the book is always better than the film version of a story. Seriously, try to name me an example where a film surpasses a book – there just isn’t one...
03/09/2010
Eat your way to pregnancy
If you are having trouble conceiving then a modern diet could be to blame. Changing your diet to include macrobiotic nutrition could increase your chances of conceiving naturally.
02/09/2010
Back to school...
It hardly seems like any time at all since I was ‘looking forward’ to six weeks of summer holidays, yet here we are, with only a few days until they are back to school and I can return to messing about on the internet in peace...
02/09/2010
Kids and crafts
I would love to be one of those mothers who enjoys spending hours baking, painting, and building airplanes out of lolly sticks, but I’m just not.
28/08/2010
Back to school back-packs: Warning extra cute
The extremely cute Zoo Pack backpacks and Zoo Lunchies lunch bags are the perfect back-to-school items for little ones.
25/08/2010
Child immunisations: Advice from Dr Miriam Stoppard
© iStockphoto Providing your baby with vaccines is all about giving them the best chances in life but it's one parenting dilemma which provokes a lot of worry and guilt...
24/08/2010
Freedom - what does it mean to you?
This month I have been reading Freedom, the new book from Jonathan Franzen.
24/08/2010
We're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo
This weekend, in true summer holiday style, we went to Bristol Zoo, with my sister and my 15 month old nephew, Finn. Here we are see, proof that we know how to rock and roll with the best of them:
20/08/2010
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