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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.

Easy Ideas to Use Up Easter Chocolate

Annoyed with the pile of Easter Egg boxes and fighting with the kids over how many they can eat in a day? Take out the stress with these easy recipes and turn those chocolate treats into milkshakes, fudge, dips and more! Get Dipping! Who doesn’t love fruit dipped in yummy chocolate? There are all kinds…

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Free Wellbeing & Community Festival in Halifax

A free two-day wellbeing festival is heading to Halifax to get people’s creative juices flowing! The Wellbeing & Community Festival, coming to The Piece Hall on April 27 and 28, will involve four different zones set up in The Courtyard, helping people get active, creative and highlighting support services. Under the themes Active, Creative, Support…

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Baby & Toddler Swimming – What Are The Benefits?

Advertorial Blog for Water Babies Baby & Toddler Swimming…What’s it all about? What are the benefits? With Spring finally here there is no better time to start your swimming journey with your little one and there are countless benefits to getting your baby into the water as soon as you can.  Here are our top 10…

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Keep The Children Entertained at Stockeld Park This Easter!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park “I’m bored!” If you’re a parent or you help to look after children during the school holidays, chances are this is a phrase you are all too familiar with! At Stockeld Park, we know how to nip boredom in the bud! Keeping the children entertained in the school…

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Things to do on Mother’s Day in Halifax & Calderdale

Mother’s Day is upon us and while we’re all hoping for breakfast in bed and a nice lie in, some family time would be nice too. Sleep ins don’t exist in my house – unless you count lying in bed with three children sat on various parts of your body – but I know the…

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Safer Sleep Week

It’s #safersleepweek and this year, the focus is on co-sleeping. Sadly, four babies die every week from SIDS and unsafe co-sleeping is certainly a factor. But with greater awareness and more information, we can work together to reduce this number. As someone who was absolutely adamant I wouldn’t co-sleep, I never expected that all three…

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Whizz, Pop, Bang!

It’s British Science Week – a whole week dedicated to celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths. Here at Mumbler we love a bit of messy play, so grab a lab coat – or an apron – and let’s get the mini Mumblers experimenting! Paint the rainbow! This one is super simple and so visual that…

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George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year…

Advertising Feature from Amazing Productions In search of Pre-1940’s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/re design your house or flat to…

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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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Yorkshire Children’s Trust Charity Shop

Fancy grabbing yourself a bargain AND helping sick and disabled children in Yorkshire? At Yorkshire Children’s Trust Charity Shop, in Halifax, you can do exactly that, making a real difference to local children and families. Set up by Simon Widdop – founder and trustee of YCT – the shop is below the charity’s offices in…

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