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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

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.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

WIN a family ticket to see The Little Prince at Norwich Theatre Royal

Welcome to the incredible story of the Little Prince, retold in this live show by a pilot stranded in the desert. Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and beloved rose and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups! Have you ever heard…

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How to support friends and family who have lost a baby

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019 Dear Jude, It’s over a year since we were last together, sometimes it feels like a different lifetime and sometimes it seems like it was only yesterday. My heart will always be broken and I miss you every day. It scares me to think that my memories of you will…

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Free and Low Cost Activities for October Half-Term

There’s lots of stuff to see and do over October half-term in Norwich, but what about events that are FREE or low cost? We’ve put together a list of ideas for you below. You can see the full October half-term list of events here https://norwich.mumbler.co.uk/school-holidays/october-half-term/ (Please check events haven’t sold out/run out of tickets before you…

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Town Close School Open Morning

Sponsored Guest Blog         FRIDAY 11th OCTOBER, 9.00am Town Close School is an independent Preparatory School for girls and boys aged 3 – 13 years, set in the heart of the city of Norwich. Drawing pupils from all over Norfolk and into Suffolk, we offer children an exceptional start to their educational…

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((BOUNCE)) A bit about us!

Sponsored Guest Blog My name is Linzi Jarvis and I run child-friendly exercise classes in and around Norwich. I launched Norwich 2 months ago after realising we had no venues anywhere in Norfolk and I am opening one in Watton on 26th October.  ((BOUNCE)) have also recently opened franchises in Diss and Kings Lynn. One…

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Autumn Fun – Conkers and Pumpkins!

This blog was first published in 2018, but it’s so great, we thought you’d like to see it again! If there are any new places to pick your own pumpkins, do let us know.  Thanks to fantastic Mumbler, Anna who gave us her top 10 conker-ific ideas… 10 ideas of things you can do with…

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Hypopressives: Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Sponsored Guest Blog After my last pregnancy, I was really struggling with symptoms of pelvic floor and core weakness – which is much more common than my panicked head would have me believe. Research indicates that 1 in 3 women experience symptoms, and as many as 50% of mums have some degree of ‘drop’ or prolapse following…

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Norfolk Heritage Open Days for Families 2019

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore! Some of the events need to be booked in advance, each is labelled under ‘PRE-BOOK’.  Others are drop-in….

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ATP Workouts On Demand

Sponsored Guest Blog We all know the restraints that parenting can bring, being a father myself I know finding time for yourself and exercise can be hard. I’ve worked in the fitness industry for nearly 10 years now, running a very successful group fitness business ATP Health and Fitness Norwich, over the years I have…

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School Uniforms – everything you need to know!

Have you commenced the annual job for anyone with school age children, the school uniform shop?! Do you have little ones starting school for the first time? Are you wondering where to even start with their uniform? Fear not! Mumbler has done a lot of the background work for you, creating a list of options…

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