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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.

National GetOutside Day

It’s National GetOutside Day on Sunday 26th September and Norfolk is not short of family-friendly outdoor things to do, but if you’re looking for a bit of inspiration have a little look at our list of ideas…   Beaches I don’t know many people in Norfolk who don’t love a beach trip (apart from my…

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WIN tickets to the opening night of Bedknobs & Broomsticks at Norwich Theatre Royal

We’ve teamed up with Norwich Theatre Royal to giveaway not one, not two, but FOUR tickets to one lucky Mumbler for the opening night of Bedknobs and Broomsticks at Norwich Theatre Royal (28th September)…you lucky things! All you have to do to be in with a chance to win is tell me who immortalised the…

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Top 8 Considerations for the Perfect Birth Plan by Bambino Club

Sponsored Guest Blog It doesn’t matter if you’ve just had your first scan or you’re ‘ready to pop!’ – there’s going to be a time when someone asks you, ‘Have you written a birth plan?’. First things first, let us get the terminology right! Birth does not always go to ‘plan’. So perhaps consider a…

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Mumbler Reviews the Yoto Player: The All-in-One Storyteller, Radio, Night Light, Disco and Clock

When I thought our Yoto Player couldn’t get any better, they go and launch Disney cards! As soon as they arrived (we chose Aladdin, Toy Story, Brave, Up, Finding Neo and Soul but there is also Frozen, Moana, The Litter Mermaid, Tangled and Monsters Inc available), we put on Soul and listened to it as…

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Where to Pick Pumpkins in Norfolk

2021 White House Farm, Wroxham Road, Rackheath, NR13 6LB Whitehouse Farm : Pumpkin picking from October 2021   Hill Farm, Norwich Road, Horstead, NR12 7BA. A family run farm shop offering fresh seasonal grown fruit and vegetables, picked daily. Big pumpkin patch this year and open for PYO, please check FB page for details of…

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Mumbler Reviews: Car Shades UK

Let’s face it, the weather in the summer wasn’t exactly the weather we were hoping for, was it!  We were sent some shades for our car so we could tell you what we thought but, to be honest, with the weather so rubbish I kept forgetting to fit them…until we had some sunny days and…

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Have you heard about Moneyhub? Try it now FREE for 6 months.

Now the new school term is back in swing, you might be thinking of ways to rein in that summer spending. Then it’s time to download the free Moneyhub money management app! See all of your finances securely in one place and use their intelligent tools to achieve your spending and saving goals. Moneyhub is…

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Farewell for now GoGo T-Rex

I don’t think there’s been a person in Norwich who hasn’t seen at least ONE dinosaur whilst making their way around the city.  Having the GoGoDiscover trail has been a firm family favourite activity for the summer, but sadly all good things must come to an end and the trail has now finished.  HOWEVER, fear…

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Funics Phonics – New Classes!

Sponsored Guest Post ‘Will they make friends?’ ‘Will they eat their lunch?’ ‘Did I pack their PE kit?’ When our children start school, we have enough to worry about without adding, ‘What on earth is a split digraph?’ to that ever-growing list! Synthetic Phonics, or just phonics as it is known in schools, is a way…

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Mental health support for children and young adults with The Life Skills Mentoring Academy

At The Life Skills Mentoring Academy we focus on a strength-based approach to improve the mental health of young adults, build positive self-esteem, help them to understand emotions, and build a toolkit of coping strategies when things get tough. Positive self-esteem means we feel good about ourselves and confident in who we are and in…

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