25/02/2014 17:26 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Mums Confess Their Guilty Secrets

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Mums' guilty confessions

Blame it on the stress or the chronic lack of sleep or simply spending too much time with those crazy little people but looking after a baby or toddler can push otherwise sane and sensible women to the brink of insanity and bring out all kinds of weird and wonderful traits.

From crushes on children's TV cartoon characters and questionable personal hygiene habits to the little white lies we tell their other halves, we have delved into the secret world of mums to find out what they really get up to behind closed doors when nobody but the baby is watching.