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.

MUMBLER Reviews… Hesketh Farm Park

*This is a review post for Hesketh Farm Park, we received our entrance tickets in exchange for this post but as always this is our honest and fair review. Hesketh Farm Park is set just outside the beautiful village of Bolton Abbey, boasting stunning views and in our opinion, a great family farm experience! Come…

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Get Growing With The Kids This National Gardening Week!

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week! We’ve got some great ideas to get the little ones in the garden and get them working those little green fingers!  There’s more to gardening than mud pies – but since plants take a long time to flourish, it can be hard to convince the kids they’re worth investing in….

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5 Places to go paddle

If the warm weather has got you looking for somewhere to go for a paddle or a splash with the kids, there are some great Mumbler recommendations in and around Wharfedale & Craven!  The larger council operated outdoor pools also open from this weekend so I have included all the details below. (**Please note some…

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Mumbler’s Top 15 Picnic Spots Across Wharfedale, Craven and Leeds

We’re always getting asked for local picnic spot recommendations on the Wharfedale & Craven Mumbler Chat Group.  So we have created a handy blog with our 15 best places in Wharfedale & Craven and some further afield in Leeds to share a family picnic. There are some real beauty spots on here.  Where you and the…

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Dinosaurs are on the loose at Stockeld Park – this May Half Term only!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry,…

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10 Ideas for Days Out over May Half Term: All about an hours drive!

If you fancy a day out with the kids over the May half term holiday we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas which are all less than an hours drive!   1. Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Take your little nature explorer for a scavenger hunt around the estate this half-term holiday. Stick your nature…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: It’s National Foster Care Fortnight -14th – 27th May 2019

This is national Foster Care Fortnight – the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives – and this year’s theme is Change a Future. Fostering North Yorkshire would like you to meet some of our foster carers and their families, to hear about the…

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Need specialist legal help? Find out more about Minton Morrill’s flexible & family friendly approach

This is an advertorial blog from Minton Morrill Solicitors No one wants to be in a position where they need legal advice and the law can be very confusing and daunting. Leeds based Minton Morrill Solicitors will provide you with a friendly and sensitive service if you ever find yourself in need of legal help….

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Leeds Wellbeing Week events for parents 12th-18th May 2019

Leeds Wellbeing Week takes place from 13th – 18th May 2019: one week of positive events in Leeds. In this blog post, founder  Lucile Paisant explains why she set up the event and how becoming a parent changed her perspective on her own approach to wellbeing. How Leeds Wellbeing Week started: I created Leeds Wellbeing Week…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Are you a special one?

** This is a paid for blog post by Fostering North Yorkshire As a specialist foster carer with us, you could receive over £34.5k per annum, based on a 52-week placement, for a child aged 11 – 15 years old – tax-free! If you have the skills and resilience needed to deal with complex or challenging…

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