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.

Please tell us about your child’s bedroom in this quick survey!

Sponsored Guest Post  Please tell us about your child’s bedroom in this quick survey! We LOVE a survey here at Mumbler!  This time, Lights4Fun want to hear all about your children’s bedrooms so they can make sure that they create fabulous designs that your children will LOVE…and they know as well as we do how…

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NSPCC Making difficult conversations easy with PANTS

Guest Blog As parents we want to do everything we can to help keep our children safe, but at the NSPCC we understand that starting conversations about child sexual abuse with children can seem quite daunting, and it can be difficult to know how to approach such difficult topics. The NSPCC has been using the…

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Make A Story from home! Free Storytelling Activities to access and enjoy from home.

Sponsored Guest Post Local children’s author, Isabelle King has a variety of exciting storytelling activities for families to access and enjoy from home. Stories to make, listen to and read!  Make A Story from home! Free Storytelling Activities to access and enjoy from home. Design a dragon, create a spectacular theatre show and adventure through…

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Norfolk Venue Reopening Updates

Written on 30th March 2021 As the government restrictions begin to ease, more great Norfolk venues are due to re-open to families. Here is a useful list in alphabetical order. My personal preference is to visit all of them! 🙌🏻 As always, please check with the venue for what restrictions are in place (you may need…

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Days Out For Families

Written on 29th March 2021 From today, outdoor gatherings and sport is back. As covid restrictions start to ease gradually, we can meet up outdoors as two households or within the rule of 6. See the full  Coronavirus Roadmap on the Norwich Mumbler website. On our dedicated Days Out page, there’s plenty you can see and do,…

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Easter At Home Resources For Families

  2021 update With government guidelines still in place, many places can only start reopening on 12th April. This is after the Easter holidays for most schools.However, there are plenty of excellent online resources for families from our wonderful local venues. Most of it is free! Have a look and see what you can do…

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Hospital Bag Recommendations

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE PREGNANCY PAGE What should I pack in my hospital bag? This question regularly pops up on the Norwich Mumbler Facebook Group so we have compiled all the advice given by Mumblers in one place for ease. Ideally both mum and baby’s bag should be packed and ready to go…

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Opportunities4Communities – New Norfolk giving group launched by Norfolk Community Foundation

Getting involved just got easier Norfolk Community Foundation launches new Norfolk giving group Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the lives of many individuals and communities, it has also shown the enormous generosity of local people and their genuine desire to support their neighbours.  But it is not always easy to…

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The Coronavirus Roadmap

Boris Johnson announced his Coronavirus roadmap on 22nd February. We have broken down the stages of the roadmap letting you know what you can do in Norfolk at each stage. Details correct at 13.03.21 Stage 1: From 8th March All schools will open with outdoor after school sports and activities allowed. Recreation in a public…

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British Science Week Free Activity Packs

British Science Week is Back! From 5th-14th March, it’s a celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths. And there’s plenty for the under 5s to do too! Usually there would be a big science festival in Norwich with lots to see and do and take part in, however, due to Covid restrictions, it can’t run…

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