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.

World Book Day – Inspiring Children’s Books

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…

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K9 Dog Walking App

Sponsored blog by K9 Nation Are you looking for new places to walk with your children and your dog this weekend? Are you raising a dog and don’t know where to turn for advice? Or maybe you’ve been trying to grow your dog business from home… We have a solution! Introducing K9 Nation – the…

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Valentines Fun For Kids during Lockdown!

Fun and Easy Valentine’s Day Ideas for families during Lockdown. It’s traditionally about romance – but Valentine’s Day is a GREAT opportunity to shower the whole family with love! These days, Valentine’s Day is less fancy dinner by candlelight and more being covered in tomato sauce by the three other objects of my affections. It’s…

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10 Ideas to Make February Half Term in Lockdown Different

Trying to make February half term feel different to the rest of lockdown? We’ve got some fabulous ideas here! 1. Pancake Day Woohoo!! Pancake Day is right in the middle of the half term holidays!! Make it last the whole day with our child-friendly pancake day activities – find them here –  then cook up…

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Pancake Day Fun for Kids

It’s one of the tastiest days of the year, and a great excuse to sneak some sugar into tea time! Pancake Day’s a huge favourite in our house and although there’s much debate over the toppings (so we have them all!), we toss up a storm with traditional and American pancakes in the mix. This…

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MME Tutors for GCSE English and Maths Equivalents

Sponsored blog by Maths Made Easy Thinking about a career change? A move up the corporate ladder? Sometimes, a change of direction means you need to bridge a gap in qualifications – that’s where GCSE equivalent qualifications come in. Functional Skills qualifications are the UK’s most widely-used replacement for GCSEs. They are widely accepted and…

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

This week (Feb 1-7, 2021) is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week! The theme is Express Yourself; finding ways to share your feelings, thoughts, ideas and show who you really are through creativity. There are all kinds of things you can do to get involved, but here is something really easy: Draw around your hand Decorate…

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Advertorial feature for RDF The BBC’s highly popular ‘Shop Well For Less’ is returning to our screens for a fifth series. Programme makers RDF are currently looking for families, couples, or groups of friends to the take part in Calderdale. The series follows our team of experts as they travel the country helping people change…

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Support For Domestic Abuse Victims During Lockdown – Stowe Family Law

Sponsored blog from Stowe Family Law Help is at hand for domestic abuse victims during lockdown. Shanika Varga-Haynes, Senior Solicitor with Stowe Family Law in Huddersfield, explains more. Most households in the UK will be closely following the developing situation with COVID -19 with worry and concern. In a time where people are being encouraged…

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Mess-Free Ideas to Entertain Toddlers While Homeschooling Older Children

Ideas to keep babies and toddlers entertained while you’re trying to homeschool older siblings! Hands up who is struggling to juggle all of the balls ? Homeschooling, employment, general life…… throw in a baby or toddler, and it’s not hard to feel like you’re being pulled in too many directions. Even if your school is…

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