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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.

Halifax Digital Festival

Halifax might not be known for its digital influence, but that could all change with an exciting new festival! Halifax Digital Festival 2019 launches today (September 18), and runs until September 21, with events and workshops for all ages. Family-friendly events include coding workshops, and talks about careers in technology. Tanya Hirst, IT Talent Development…

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Heritage Festival! Free Events in Calderdale!

Who fancies a FREE day out, with history and culture to boot? This year, Heritage Open Days – England’s largest festival of culture and history – takes place between September 13-22, 2019. It ties in with Halifax Heritage Festival – which runs through September – celebrating People Power. Expect walks, talks and lots of events…

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FUNZY Inflatable Theme Park: Looking for something new to do with the family?

Looking for something new to do with the family? Located in Bradford city centre Funzy has opened a brand-new inflatable park! Same place but featuring new attractions! Does the thought of giant slides, an exhilarating free-fall, ninja run, gladiator zone sound good to you and the children? The new park opened on Saturday  7th September,…

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50 Things To Do in Calderdale Before You’re Five!

The big kids are back to school and the little ones are ruling the roost again! I don’t know about you, but my day-to-day activities are heavily dictated by my older kids when they’re not at school, and my littlest one follows along. Now we’ve got some free time just for her, I’ve been looking…

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Things To Do With Kids When You’re Shattered or Sick

There’s nothing harder than looking after kids when you’re tired or poorly. Much as we love them, they’re not the most sympathetic of creatures and will still want to bounce off the walls – and expect you to join in too! It’s been a tough few weeks at Casa Mumbler with a stomach bug sweeping…

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FREE FLASH TICKET GIVEAWAY – Yorkshire Wildlife Park WildLive Safari Nights

It’s Competition Time!!! WildLive Safari Nights at Yorkshire Wildlife Park offers you the chance to enjoy amazing outdoor concerts with live performances from fantastic artists, as well as enjoying extended opening hours to see some of the world’s rarest and most amazing animals after hours at YWP. The shows kick off on Saturday 3rd August…

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Surviving A Beach Trip With Babies

Beach holidays take on a whole new meaning with kids, don’t they? There’s much less sun bathing and relaxing and much more sun cream slathering while fishing sand out of the baby’s mouth. Don’t get me started on trying to get the sand off of everyone at the end! These days we make a few,…

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Travelling With Kids

Holidays can be the highlight of the year, but getting there can test the boldest of souls. Kids aren’t the easiest of travelling companions (and to be honest, adults aren’t either) so airports, cars, ferries and coaches can become fraught, anxious nightmares. But there are definitely things you can do to make it easier. Here…

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Printable Summer Activities Sheet!

School’s nearly out for summer and we have a whole six weeks of fun, sun (hopefully!) and making precious memories with our little ones ahead of us. It’s not always easy to think of ways to entertain them, so we’ve put together a special Summer Activities Sheet to help fill those lazy, hazy summer days….

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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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