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.

Supermum Launches Nanny Agency in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Sophia Rojas brings Harmony at Home Nanny Agency to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire families. Sophia, mum of three and seasoned Nanny employer has acquired the North East arm of the award-winning Employment Agency Harmony at Home. Born and raised in the Humber area, Sophia is ideally positioned to meet with clients face to face, offering a…

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White Rose Shopping Centre are banishing winter blues with a 9-metre REAL snow slope!

Several tonnes of snow has arrived at White Rose Shopping Centre – but there is no need to batten down the hatches, as it is confined to a sledging slope at White Rose Shopping Centre! Enjoy this FREE event on Sunday 19th January from 11 am-5 pm, and Monday 20th January from 11 am-6 pm…

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Bradford Libraries Rhyme Challenge 2020

Get singing, get rhyming, get talking, get reading… Bradford Libraries is challenging under-fives to take up the Rhyme Challenge again this year. The Rhyme Challenge is a fun way to introduce children and families to rhymes. Rhymes may be new to families or forgotten, and they require help to build up their confidence to have…

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The 1,000-Hours-Outside Challenge

The entire point of 1000 Hours Outside is to attempt to match nature time with screen time. If kids can consume media through screens 1200 hours a year on average then the time is there and at least some of it can and should be shifted towards a more productive and healthy outcome. 1,000 hours outside,…

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Tour de Yorkshire 2020: The Route!

The Tour de Yorkshire once again hits the streets of Wharfedale & Craven in 2020. With Skipton hosting both the Men’s & Women’s START on Friday 1st May. The Men’s Stage 3 will also pass through Skipton, Embsay, Askwith, Ilkley & Otley on route to Leeds on Sunday 3rd May 2020. THURSDAY 30 APRIL – STAGE…

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Keep cool at Millennium Square’s Ice Cube this February!

Ice Cube, Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction, will be returning to Millennium Square in February 2020 for 3 weeks of icy fun!  Open throughout the Leeds school half-term holiday, Ice Cube is the ideal way to entertain the kids – so why not join us for a magical skating experience? Organised by Leeds City Council with…

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New Year, New Preschool Class?

Happy New Year! And what better way to start 2020 than by trying a new class with your little ones! Wharfedale & Craven has so much to offer on the baby & preschool class front and with most classes starting their new term next week, which will you try?   ACTIVE: diddi dance North and…

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Bright Mediation UK: Family Mediation – What is it? How can it help you and your family.

Family Mediation is a way of sorting differences between you and your ex-partner, with the help of a third person who won’t take sides. This third person is called a family mediator. They can help you reach an agreement about issues such as : Children Finances, money, property Communication. At Bright Mediation we can provide…

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Press release from Morrisons Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 125,000 paper bags of wonky carrots to customers who want to leave out refreshments for Father Christmas and his reindeers on Christmas Eve. The wonky carrots – which are oversized, misshapen and scarred, but still taste delicious – will be handed out…

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The 12 Tech Tips Of Christmas For Parents

Guest blog from The E-Safety Office   With Christmas looming, it is a busy time for parents buying presents and making sure that they will have happy faces on Christmas Day morning. Whilst traditional toys such as Lego, board games and character figures are still popular, there is an increasing number of interactive toys which…

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