Jelly Bean’s 4th Birthday . . . in hospital!

Birthday in Hospital

In the days leading up to Jelly Bean’s birthday party for his 4th Birthday, things were starting to go downhill. He came down with a bit of a cough and cold which was going around his friends at preschool and as a result became dehydrated and began withholding his poops again. I preempted the fact … Read more

The facts on young people’s mental health

MQ Mental Health Infographic

Sadly mental health is STILL something which has a stigma attached to it. So when I came across this useful infographic created through mental health research I wanted to share it with my readers. As a parent of young children, I worry about their future and how the path of their lives will shape them. … Read more

Let’s hope this continues . . . an update on Jelly Bean’s #problemswithpoop


So as December 2016 kicked off, we were not in a good place with Jelly Bean and his issues with pooping. We ended up at hospital once more spending the day in children’s A&E for a day having X-rays, consultations and eventually another enema. It was yet another draining and traumatic day for Jelly Bean … Read more

New Year, new look – Mummy Matters

Happy New Year

Hello, my lovely readers, and a big HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all xx New Year, new look – Mummy Matters Hopefully, you will have noticed that Mummy Matters looks a little bit different. Towards the end of 2016, I was really unhappy with the way that my site looked, but I just didn’t have … Read more

So pleased to have my boy back! #problemswithpoop


These past few weeks have been more stressful than I can begin to explain. I always look forward to the beginning of December, getting the decorations up and doing Christmas activities with the Beans after school. Unfortunately things haven’t gone quite to plan this year, as December began I was home alone with the Beans … Read more

Have I failed my children? {Poor eating habits}


I was talking to my Mum last night about how hard I am finding mealtimes with the Beans at the moment. Heck, not even at the moment, I’ve struggled with mealtimes for years. History For those of you who aren’t familiar with the history of my blog and the troubles we have faced with Little … Read more

Jelly Beans #problemswithpoop continues . . . [Scared to Poop]


It’s been a while since I have updated the blog about the battle with Jelly Bean’s #problemswithpoop but I can assure you, the battle is far from over. Potty Training Over the Summer holidays I decided to potty train Jelly Bean in the hopes that it might right itself, I have told you previously that … Read more

Ease the pain of children’s IBS with Alflorex pre-filled straw technology

Children's IBS

New Children’s Alflorex® using Pre-filled Straws is an important extension to the PrecisionBiotic® range. It is now available to buy for the first time in the UK. Children’s Alflorex Similar to the Adult Alflorex supplement which is available in the UK online (, Children’s Alflorex contains the unique and patented 35624™ culture in a clever … Read more