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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

Fierce Mum for super cool mums who are doing it all

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.

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Mumbler Reviews: The Week Junior

The Week Junior is a current affairs magazine for kids, it’s designed to encourage children to read, a skill that fires imagination, increases vocabulary and boosts wellbeing.  You can subscribe today and receive 6 issues for FREE (RRP £19.50). The Week Junior gets children into reading. And reading really is an enduring superpower.  With each…

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Jubilee HOMEMADE Afternoon Tea!

Jubilee celebrations are almost upon us, and we can’t wait for a few days of rest, celebration and delicious treats! These recipes (courtesy of our lovely friends at Harrogate Mumbler) are absolutely delicious (and perfect for making with kids). You can enjoy them at home, take them along to a street party, or enjoy them…

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: How to Throw a Kids’ Afternoon Tea Party!

Is there a better way to celebrate the jubilee (or any day!) than with Afternoon Tea? We’re huge fans of afternoon tea and picnics, and it seems like the perfect way to enjoy the jubilee – indoors or in the garden. It’s so easy to create an afternoon tea at home. You can have lots…

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School Holiday Camps full of adventure

*Sponsored Blog by United Education At United Education the aim of our school holiday camps is to enrich the lives of children and educate them through the development of new experiences as well as the opportunity of outdoor and indoor play. We recognise that play is vital in the growth of children and gives them…

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No Fault Divorce – The End To The Blame Game

Sponsored Blog by Ison Harrison After years of campaigning within the legal sector, the UK is set to face the biggest shake-up in divorce laws for decades. The ‘no fault divorce’ will become UK law from April 2022, and according to Yorkshire’s leading family law solicitors Ison Harrison, this represents the end of the blame game…

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When Should I Seek Legal Advice For A Birth Injury?

*Sponsored blog by Ison Harrison Solicitors Birth injuries can be a feature of medical negligence cases, but these usually focus on injuries to the newborn. Injuries to the mother during childbirth are also common, but are often overlooked or dismissed as being a natural consequence of the birth process. This is not always the case….

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Conkers Crafts!

10 Activities Kids can do with Conkers! Anyone else inundated with conkers? The kids gathered a huge haul after their swimming lesson and now every time we spot a horse chestnut tree, we have to have a look.   We’ve spent the weekend doing lots of conker crafts, games and a bit of fun maths, as…

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Win a Week’s Pass at United Adventure Camps!

Fancy winning a whole week pass for your child to get back to nature and enjoy camp at Rishworth School or Oldham Hulme Grammar School? United Adventure Camps is about helping children to be brave and adventurous while they learn, grow and explore! Getting back to nature, they can enjoy bushcraft, outdoor playing fields, adventure playgrounds,…

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Mumbler’s summer reading recommendations with Nosy Crow

We all know how vitally important it is to read to your child when they are little. A good bed and book routine not only calms them and gives you the best chance of settling down for the night,  it’s also a really important time for you and your little one to bond and chill…

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Introducing My Chef Skills

Sponsored Blog Hi, my name is Jonny Ross. In pre-Coronavirus times I ran a successful music agency, supplying live acts for weddings and parties all over the UK. When the pandemic struck and the lockdowns happened, all my work came to a sudden halt! Pretty stressful, as I’m sure you can imagine. I’d always enjoyed…

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