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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.

Fun Fitness Classes in Halifax & Calderdale

Fun Fitness Classes in Halifax & Calderdale Is your enthusiasm for your New Year’s resolutions waning already? We all start off well, but leftover Christmas chocs and winter fatigue can hamper our efforts and make abandoning the gym easier by the day. So we’ve rounded up some of Mumbler’s  favourite fitness classes in Halifax &…

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Weekend Roundup – Jan 25-26, 2020

Whether you want to be inside or out this weekend, there’s plenty going on in Halifax and Calderdale to keep you busy. Here’s out pick of some of the best local events! Pub Quiz for Kids @ Square Chapel Sunday, 2.30pm Fun, family quiz for anyone aged 5+, this show will find out who is…

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“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 truly personal…

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10 Indoor Activities For Kids

Much as we love fresh air, there are times when we all want to huddle in the warm – kids included. It’s not always easy for children to let off steam at home though, and going to the park is tricky when it’s raining or blowing a gale. So we’ve rounded up ten indoor children’s…

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Fun Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Kids

It’s one of the most hyped-up nights of the year, but celebrating New Year’s Eve can be tricky when you have kids and no babysitter. Ringing in the New Year at home can still  be lots of fun though. You might not be able to party like it’s 1999 (showing my age here!), but there…

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FREE Carrots for Rudolph

Rudolph and his pals are in for a fine feast on Christmas Eve, thanks to Morrisons! The supermarket chain is giving away 125,000 paper bags of wonky carrots labelled “Carrots for Rudolph” at its store entrances today (December 21, 2019). And tomorrow (December 22) it will be giving away free oranges for stockings – as…

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Mumbler Review: Beauty & the Beast Panto at Victoria Theatre

Of all the fun Christmas traditions, going to the panto is one of our favourites. This year, it’s Beauty & the Beast taking to the stage at Victoria Theatre, Halifax, telling the tale of Belle, her beast and the colourful characters of Soggy Bottom. This panto visit was a surprise for my oldest (we let…

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Weekend Roundup December

One last weekend before Christmas and I can’t believe it’s all come around so fast! There’s still time for some last minute festive fun though, even if all you can squeeze in is Christmas shopping. This weekend you can have breakfast with Santa, elves and Mrs Santa, enjoy a silent disco, visit Santa in the…

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The 12 Tech Tips Of Christmas For Parents

  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 are an increasing number of interactive toys which are becoming more fashionable. These are…

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Christmas & New Year TV Guide for Families

The Christmas films are starting early this year so here’s a handy guide, split up by day, time and channel. Set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. Saturday 14th December The Goonies – 3.35pm: Channel 5 Nativity – 5.30pm: BBC2 Disney’s A Christmas Carol – 5.15pm: ITV2 Snowdogs-6pm : ITV2…

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