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The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

10 Family Days Out for the Summer Holidays!

10 Days Out Ideas for the Summer Holidays about an hour from Wharfedale & Craven! If you fancy a day out over the summer holidays we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas about an hour from Wharfedale & Craven.  Hopefully, the amazing weather will continue over the holidays but if not, we’ve also included indoor activities…

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FREE Or Low Cost Summer Holiday Ideas…

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the Summer Holiday doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun, FREE or low-cost activities and events. FREE Events throughout the Summer Holidays at: Wharfedale, Leeds & Bradford Libraries: The Summer Reading Challenge 2018 is underway alongside an array of other events! Find more information for Bradford Libraries here and Leeds…

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Kids Eat FREE & Other Family Dining Discounts Over The Summer!

Catering for the whole family over the holidays can be challenging and expensive so we’ve done our best to round up as many of the ‘Kids Eat Free’ and other dining discounts available in and around Wharfedale & Craven this summer. If we’ve missed any you know of though, please do email wharfedale@mumbler.co.uk and we’ll add…

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How To Get Your Child Ready For School Part 2

This is Part 2 in a series of short articles about how you can support your child as September and the start of their Reception year approaches. This week…Independence, Independence, Independence. Children are so able. The have skills and abilities that amaze us on a daily basis. Their resourcefulness and creativity far exceed that of…

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diddi dance North & Central Leeds Franchise Scoops Awards at the Annual Conference

The team behind the much-loved preschool dance classes, diddi dance, recently held their annual conference for their 40+ franchisees and diddi dance North and Central Leeds has reason to celebrate as the owner came away from the conference with the award for diddi dude! The diddi dance Conference is an opportunity for all franchisees to…

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How To Get Your Child School Ready

School Ready? This is Part 1 in a series of short articles about how you can support your child as September and the start of their Reception year approaches. This week – Positive Beginnings It’s likely that by now you will have had the opportunity to visit your child’s new school and for them to…

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Fostering North Yorkshire

Fostering North Yorkshire needs you! We want to hear from people who could make a difference to the lives of children and young people across the county. Fostering North Yorkshire is your local fostering service, and we’ve been supporting families across the county for over 35 years. We’re part of North Yorkshire County Council and…

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Mumbler Big Night Off In Leeds With Matt Coyne, AKA ‘Man vs. Baby’

  Parents, leave the kids with the Grandparents and join our sister sites West Leeds Mumbler and North Leeds Mumbler at Headrow House in Leeds as they chat to epic Dad and Social Media giant Matt Coyne, also known as Man Vs Baby, about all things parenting! Matt is the creator of ‘that’ Facebook post…

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A letter to my school ready baby…

Today we found out all about when you start school… September felt so far away, but now to me, it feels like it’s only a matter of days.  It’s the end of an era, my baby is gone, no longer a toddler and soon not even a Pre-schooler and I’m emotionally torn.  Your brother was ready when he went to school, you are MORE than ready… But this time I AM NOT.  You are my youngest, my LAST EVER baby and I want to hold on to that for just a…

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How to keep your little ones cool when the temperature is soaring!

Staying cool this summer… How long have we been waiting for this – the sun has got his hat on and he is FINALLY coming out to play! After months of complaining about this long cold winter, it’s now time for the real moaning to start! With temperatures set to soar over the next few days,…

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