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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.

Radio Aire Cash for Kids Superhero Day 2019

Be a Superhero on Friday 10th May and make a difference to local children! Sign up your school, college, university, business or place of work then dust off your superhero outfit and join in! This is your chance to step up for Cash for Kids, reveal the superhero in you or your company and make…

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Easter Bank Holiday Weekend: EASTER EGG HUNTS!

We all love an Easter Egg hunt and there are some fantastic ones running in Wharfedale & Craven over the Bank Holiday weekend! Nell Bank, Ilkley Date: Good Friday, 19th April 2019 Time: 10 am – 2 pm Booking: REQUIRED IN ADVANCE. Price: £2.50 per person (under 2’s go free) An Easter Egg Trail around…

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Decorated Eggs

  Whether the kids are entering a Decorated Egg competition at school, or you just need something to keep them entertained over the school holidays, decorating eggs is always fun! Here are some ideas you can easily recreate at home!   Mr Potato Egg.  All kids love a Mr Potato head so why not try Mr…

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Water Babies: Baby & Toddler Swimming – What are the benefits?

Advertorial Blog for Water Babies Baby & Toddler Swimming…What’s it all about? What are the benefits? With Spring finally here there is no better time to start your swimming journey with your little one and there are countless benefits to getting your baby into the water as soon as you can.  Here are our top 10…

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diddi dance Leeds provide action-packed dance classes full of fun!

Advertorial feature for diddi dance Leeds Here at diddi dance we provide a 45-minute action-packed dance class full of dancing, exercises, counting songs, giggles aplenty and the use of fun and exciting props such as hula hoops, ribbons and a surprise prop in our special diddi dance bag which changes each half-term! All our classes…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Spring clean your house in one day (an article for both men and women!) but not on April 7th when it is National No Housework Day!

After the long dreary winter months, Spring has arrived and now is the time to spring clean your home. Rather than drag it out over a number of days, you can complete the whole thing in one day (8 hours), it seems daunting but here are a few tips to help go beyond the weekly…

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15 Fun Easter Themed Games To Play With The Kids

If you want to do something a bit different from the usual egg hunt this Easter, why not try some of our Mumbler tried and tested family games.   Image source: Activedark.com 1. Glow in the dark egg hunt – For an egg hunt with a bit of a twist, do it in the dark!  Take…

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Memberships and Family Passes from Wharfedale & Craven

There are some fantastic attractions in or near Wharfedale & Craven where you can benefit from becoming a member with unlimited trips* and additional member benefits. *Not all the attractions are open year round so we have worked out the cost per month each attraction is open. This amount is not what you will pay…

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Ideas for Days Out over the Easter Holidays about an hours drive from Wharfedale & Craven

If you fancy a day out over the Easter Holiday we have listed our Top Picks which are about an hours drive of Wharfedale & Craven.  Hopefully, we will see signs of Spring during the Easter break but if the weather doesn’t play ball we have also included indoor activities. 1. Easter at Lotherton Hall…

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Keep the children entertained at Stockeld Park this Easter holiday!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park “I’m bored!” If you’re a parent or you help to look after children during the school holidays, chances are this is a phrase you are all too familiar with! At Stockeld Park, we know how to nip boredom in the bud! Keeping the children entertained in the school…

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