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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 Exclusive Flash Sale for Stockeld Summer Adventure

We know how tricky it can be looking for fun family activities to entertain everyone, particularly in the summer when the children have a whole 6 weeks off school! Life can get a little crazy and busy mums and dads don’t always have the time to create Pinterest-worthy activities. Luckily, Stockeld Park are experts in…

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Camping With Kids

I’ll admit it: when our friends told us to take the kids camping, I thought they were mad. Parenting three small children is hard enough at home, never mind trying to get them to sleep in a flimsy canvas structure in a field with no fridge or toilet across the hall. But the more Facebook…

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Summer Reading Challenge 2019 – Space Chase

Looking for ways to keep your child reading over summer? Join the library’s Summer Reading Challenge and they will have lots of fun along the way! This year’s theme is Space Chase; celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Your child can help the super cool Rocket family figure out why books are…

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Join in the BIG WEEKEND of entertainment in Halifax!

The sun is SHINING and there is loads going on in Halifax this weekend! So pack up your sun cream, gather the kids and head outdoors for a good dose of food, music and Vitamin D! Halifax Food & Drink Festival Come hungry and take your pic from the fantastic vendors filling up Woolshops, Corn…

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10 Family Annual Pass Schemes near Halifax

We all like getting the most bang for our buck and let’s face it, family days out can be expensive! Spreading the cost by buying a family annual pass or membership can mean many cheap (or free, even better!) days out for the whole family with more cash left over for ice creams. Picking the…

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Let’s make Calderdale EVEN MORE breastfeeding friendly!

Do you breastfeed your baby? Calderdale health chiefs want your help! Breastfeeding mums’ opinions are being sought to help local businesses and organisations become even more breastfeeding friendly. Whether you’re a brand new mum figuring out your baby’s latch, or someone who has been breastfeeding for years, you could help make things even better for…

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New Life for Halifax and Huddersfield Nappy Library

They’ve come a long way from the Terry nappies our mums knew and loved – but for many, cloth nappies are still shrouded in mystique. That’s where a local nappy library is worth its weight in gold; giving demos, advice, explaining all the benefits – from being great for the environment to good for babies’…

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Halifax Dad’s Delicious Fundraiser – In Memory Of A Special Baby Boy!

TRIGGER WARNING: This post contains details of stillbirth When Tom Hannan’s partner Gina suddenly started craving apples, he knew she must be pregnant. A pregnancy test confirmed it, and their excitement grew as they looked forward to welcoming baby “Pip”, their treasured first child together. “We were both so excited,” shares Tom, who has a…

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Two Whole Weeks of Father’s Day Fun for Dads in Calderdale

What’s the best present for dad on Father’s Day? Quality time with their kids! This year, the men of Calderdale are being treated to an extra special gift – a whole fortnight of experiences especially for them and their children aged under five. Men as Parents Fortnight runs from June 1-15, 2019 and hopes to…

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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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