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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.

Mumbler Guest Reviews: Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

I get invited to quite a lot of different things and I love finding great stuff to recommend to other parents.  Some businesses ask for a personal review from myself, and these I will do, but I can’t do everything! So a while ago I asked if any Mumblers would be interested in being on…

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Royal Mini Mumbler on the way – Mumbler Advice for Expectant Parents

Oooh, I do love a good pregnancy announcement and even though I predicted Prince Harry and Meghan wouldn’t dilly or dally about creating a new Royal Mini Mumbler (like I’m sure most of the country predicted), I still enjoyed receiving the news…from my Mum, who obviously has her finger on the Royal News pulse as…

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Free and Low Cost Activities for October Half-Term

What’s on for kids and families over the October Half-Term without me having to break the bank, I hear you cry?  Well, even though the half-term is only a week long, there seems to be loads going on AND lots that won’t cost you a penny! You can see the full list of October Half-Term…

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Win a Family Day Trip to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure AND Gift Bundle

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure to bring you a dino-riffic prize draw to win a day out for you and your family (2 adults and up to 3 children) and not only that, you will win this rather nifty little prize bundle too! All you have to do is fill…

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Duck, duck, GOOSE! Where to see ducks in and around Norwich…

Sometimes you need a cheap (or almost free) afternoon out of the house and in the fresh air. Feeding the local ducks is a great activity for everyone, so I’ve pulled together a great list of places to go, along with some suggestions to turn it into a full afternoon. However, please note it’s really…

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Mumbler Reviews: Hot Chocolates

I am somewhat partial to a hot chocolate and this time last year I started a bit of a mission to try and find the best hot chocolate in Norwich/Norfolk.  I began posting on the Mumbler FB page where I’d been and what I thought of the hot chocolate and I had people messaging asking…

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Autumn Fun – Conkers and Pumpkins!

Mumbler, Anna, has given us her top 10 conker-ific ideas… 10 ideas of things you can do with your conkers! 1. Play the traditional game of conkers we all remember from our childhood! 2. Make a conker snake or caterpillar.  As well as been great fun these are also a great way of helping children with…

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NEW Online Learning Platform Launches

Advertorial by Good2Learn Good2learn is a brand new, online learning platform for Primary school age children, built and developed in Yorkshire.  Its aim is to make life easier to support your child in Maths and English and to help them reach their full potential. The difference with this learning platform is that the lessons are delivered…

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The Family Nutrition Expert – Top 10 Energy Boosting Foods

We met The Family Nutrition Expert and asked her to answer some Mumbler parent’s queries (see link to our FB chat live below) about nutrition, she’s also written a post for Mumbler with her Top 10 Energy Boosting Foods: Sponsored Guest Blog My Top 10 Energy Boosting Foods I’m on a mission to help Mums…

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Five Reasons Why Being a ZenMuma Instructor is Perfect for Mums

Pregnancy, birthing and new motherhood is a journey which no woman can go through alone. ZenMuma teacher training provides a unique opportunity for women to empower and support other women through this life changing stage.  There are individual courses which can be taken alone and upon completion mean you’re full qualified in your chosen field….

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