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.

Little Sleep Stars: Successfully Springing Forward

In a cruel twist of fate, on Sunday 31st March this year, we begin Mother’s Day with an hour less of sleep! Yes, the Spring clock-change is almost upon us. Here are my top tips to help you navigate this tricky sleep hurdle successfully.   Moving bedtime Depending on the age of your child and…

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FREE & Low Cost: Days Out & Activities To Entertain The Kids This Easter

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the Easter half term doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun, FREE or low-cost activities and events. Events throughout the half term at: Bolton Abbey: Hop through Strid Wood and keep your eyes peeled for the larger than life bunnies hiding in the trees. They shouldn’t be too hard…

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What’s on at Leeds Museums & Galleries during the Easter holidays

*This is an advertorial blog for Leeds Museums and Galleries. Head over to Leeds Museums and Galleries for an eggcellent Easter, from golden egg hunts to springtime babies and mystery matinees to mask making. Abbey House Museum will be celebrating all things superhero with crafts, murder mysteries and silly science. The Easter bunny will be stopping…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Have You Got Something Special?

You don’t need to be a superhero – but if you have worked with children or young people in a professional capacity or you’re already a foster carer – then please read on… If you have the skills, patience and resilience needed to deal with complex or challenging behaviours in children and young people, then…

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Farming Fun For Families at Springtime Live

*Advertising Feature for Springtime Live  Tickets are now sale for the annual family farming event, Springtime Live, which will be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on Saturday, April 13 2019. From mini tractor rides to live entertainment, once inside all activities and workshops are FREE. This fun family day out celebrates farming, food and…

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Safer Sleep Week 2019

Safer Sleep Week 11-17 March 2019. This year #safersleepweek is focusing on co-sleeping. Sadly, 4 babies die every week from SIDS and unsafe co-sleeping is certainly a factor. With greater awareness and information given to carers, we can together reduce this number! This campaign is focusing on safer co-sleeping and it will help so many…

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Family in and around Wharfedale & Craven.

Mother’s Day is late this year falling on the 31st March.  Fingers crossed, by then the warmer weather will be back in full force!  I won’t lie, I dream of a lie in followed by breakfast in bed, but spending the day with my family trumps anytime I would spend lounging! There are loads of great…

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Evolve Psychology – Independent Autism, ADHD, child, family, adult assessments & psychological therapies

Advertising Feature by Evolve Psychology Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its new town centre base at 14 Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and adult…

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British Science Week Fun!

It’s British Science Week: 8th -17th March 2019– a whole week dedicated to celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths. Here at Mumbler, we love a bit of messy play. Grab your lab coat (or apron) and let’s get the Mini-Mumblers experimenting! Paint the rainbow! This one is super simple and so visual that it appeals…

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Inspiring Children’s Books for World Book Day

It’s almost World Book Day and the kids are bouncing up and down with new costume excitement! But this year, I wanted to inspire my Mini-Mumblers in a different way; with a book that will teach them to be kind, to reach for the stars and show them that they are loved, no matter what…

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