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.

Guide to what will be happening at The Tetley Weekender for families

The Tetley weekender is an annual micro-festival from 29th-30th June 2019 that takes its inspiration from their current exhibition with activities for all the family. This year the theme will be sculpture, you can take part in many fun family collaborations inside and out, alongside incredible food and drink from our Bar & Kitchen. Expect…

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Children Inspired by Yoga: Why do children need yoga?

We are living in the busiest, most stressful time in history and our children are too! Children, without a doubt, are affected by the speed at which their family goes through life. Children and babies are affected by stressful events, for example, a breakup or bereavement in the family, or moving to a new school….

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Guiseley Bosom Buddies: National Breastfeeding Week- Thu 20th Jun – Wed 26th Jun 2019

National Breastfeeding Week 2019 in the UK runs from Thursday 20th Jun – Wednesday 26th June. We asked our local Breast Feeding Support Group, Guiseley Bosom Buddies for some top breastfeeding tips!   Guiseley Bosom Buddies is a breastfeeding support group based at Aireborough Children’s Centre, attached to Guiseley Primary School. We meet on Thursdays…

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7 Day’s Out This Fathers Day Weekend!

7 Ideas for Days Out for Father’s Day Weekend If you’re wanting to treat the Dads in your life this weekend to a family day out,  there are quite a few places running Father’s Day specials.  We have picked our Top 7 ideas below. 1. The Yorkshire Post Motor Show and Classic Car Rally 2019…

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Fruity Fun: Pick Your Own Strawberries

Is there anything better than juicy strawberries and cream? We all know they taste even better when you have picked them yourself! The kids will love a day out to one of these MUMBLER Top Picks for PYO!   *** Check the Facebook page of each location for the confirmed opening date as this is…

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Coping with early risers from Sleep by Kate Johnson

In the second of her series of guest blogs Kate Johnson, Sleep Consultant shares her advice on how to cope with early risers (a problem in her house since the clock change!)  Kate will be covering a different topic on ‘sleep’ each month, please feel free to email your questions for Kate to answer. Since my…

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Leeds in Motion 8th-9th June 2019 – A two day street festival featuring theatre, dance and circus events!

To coincide with the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds, the Carriageworks Theatre has created an exciting FREE outdoor arts festival to entertain spectators over the weekend of races. Leeds in Motion will feature theatre, dance and circus-inspired events and lots of surprises in the streets around Leeds city centre in-between and after the races throughout…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Visit a farm on Open Farm Sunday on 9th June 2019 and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover…

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Wharfedale & Craven’s Newest Parks!

The half term holiday is the perfect opportunity to grab a picnic and explore one of Wharfedale & Cravens newest parks with the kids! Aireville Park, Skipton The park boasts a brand-new children’s playground – with an exciting range of play equipment including climbing frames, slides, swings, tunnels, a spinning swing, a den-building area, a…

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Ask Anisa: The birds and the bees

In this months feature Anisa answers one of your questions. If you would like to “Ask Anisa” drop an email with your question to   “My son has come home from school asking questions about the birds & the bees! He’s only 7! We have always been quite open (in an age-appropriate way) about…

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